Rejecting popular theories, Arjun Singh refutes the existence of a ‘military-industrial complex’ in the United States.
Samer Khurshid examines the story of the Canadian CF-105 Avro Arrow and how a re-imagined Arrow would be Canada’s best bet in the Stealth Age.
In late February 2019, India and Pakistan engaged in a series of aerial border skirmishes. This conflict is historic in that it was the first time two opposing military forces used airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft against each other. The primary function of this type of aircraft is surveillance: monitoring, detecting, and tracking Read More…
On Wednesday, March 8th, Canadian Armed Forces program editor Alexis Amini was interviewed by the Monocle Daily on the topic of Canada’s fighter jet procurement.
With an open competition to find a permanent replacement for Canada’s CF-18s set for the early 2020s, Alexis Amini discusses the economic and military benefits of having a mixed fighter fleet.
Stefan Konrad explores the controversy surrounding the further politicization of the F-35 program.
In five years time, The Canadian government will need to make a decision concerning the CF-18 replacements. Having an open competition where F-35s win may provide a closer scenario where Canada can acquire the right equipment, at the right price, at the right time. Must we only pick two?
In a four part series, Julie-Anne Labonté discusses Canada’s procurement practices and outlines challenges to the acquisition of the RCAF’s helicopters.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are an important tool for armed forces. After years of setback, Canada’s Armed Forces have finally purchased drone technology. Elise Wagner discusses how Canada got to this important milestone of modern warfare.
Once the weapon of choice for science fiction writers, laser are fast becoming the focus of states and weapons manufacturers as new technological developments emerge.