Claudia Nieroda discuses the debate surrounding the Canadian procurement of unarmed UAVs.
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After A Decade, Canada Has Drones
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.
Drone Strikes: The Issue with Lack of Transparency
Usman Javed reviews the effectiveness of the current drone program and issues regarding transparency.
Critical Defence Minerals: Rare Earths
Consumer demand for certain technologies such as cellular phones and computers has expanded dramatically, and the supply of specialty minerals required for their manufacture has become a centralized enterprise. These same specialty minerals are also required for defence technologies, which has resulted in the creation of a near-monopoly for most of the minerals required to Read More…