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.
An important breakthrough has occurred in the development of the F-35 with the U.S. Air Force announcing the jets to be combat ready. The announcement comes at a time when Canada continues to invest in the F-35 program despite election promises stating otherwise.
In Part I of this series, Cas Legrand looks at the recent developments of the Royal Navy’s Trident program under the new leadership of Theresa May.
Instability negatively affects a state’s ability to procure. Will the pressure of external and internal politics mean Turkey will leave the F-35 program?
In Part 2 of this series, Cas Legrand outlines the top three contenders in Canada’s search and rescue aircraft procurement.
In Part 1, Cas Legrand discusses what has hindered Canadian procurement of search and rescuue aircraft in the past fourteen years and why the federal government is finally moving forward.
Naval procurement has long been ignored by the Canadian government and public. Now new investments may indicate a brighter future.
How does politics slow the procurement process down? Marissa Young discusses the implications of Ottawa’s most recent shift away from the F-35.
Recent procurement of F-35 stealth bombers by Canada’s allies have reignited the debate on whether or not Canada has made the right decision on the future of the RCAF.
The F-35 has had a turbulent time in Canadian defence procurement. Aleksi Korpela discusses the debate in Canada over CF-18 replacement from 2010 to 2016 and the vitality of the F-35 option.