Samer Khurshid examines that the need for re-imagined battleships is the key to growing NATO’s naval power.
Canada’s relationship with the F-35 Lightning II Joint-Strike Fighter is a long and complicated one. In this article, Justin Dell provides an overview of this chapter in the history of Canadian military procurement, underscores some of the implications of Canada’s actions towards this weapons program, and argues that the Canadian government has made the wrong decision in turning its back on the aircraft.
In Part 2 of the Special Report on the Defence Policy Touraj Riazi and Ian Pelekis discuss the implications of Cash vs Accrual basis of accounting.
Canada’s recent Defence Policy presents a 20-year vision for the CAF. Is this policy realistic? This report summarizes Touraj Riazi’s and Ian Pelekis’ initial findings, in the first part of this series.
We are having the wrong conversation about Canadian defence spending.
Kathryn Verdoni sheds light on Canada’s controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia with a detailed analysis of the benefits and drawbacks.
In 2016, the Federal Government allocated $20.3 billion (0.99 per cent of GDP) for defence. If you have ever wondered where some of that money goes, look no further. Below is a list of some of the top projects that the Canada’s armed forces are currently funding. 1.) The Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV): a Read More…
In part two of a three part series, Alexander Sawicki explains all of the major Canadian Forces procurement projects currently underway in the RCAF.
In part one of a three part series, Alexander Sawicki explains all of the major Canadian Forces procurement projects currently underway, starting with the Royal Canadian Navy.
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?