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.
Cadets: Vital to Canada’s Society and Military
Demyan Plakhov examines Canada’s cadet program.
Renowned of All the Lands: Canada’s Engagement with Australia and New Zealand
Following the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong, Paul Pryce discusses Canada’s enduring defence partnership with Australia and New Zealand.
Canada in North Africa: Leading from Behind?
Paul Pryce discusses the Canadian military’s increasing focus on logistics and training support in Africa and what this might mean for Canadian soft power.
The RCAF Goes South
Paul Pryce discusses the importance of Puma Strike in preparing Canadian pilots and aircrews for warm-weather operations.
Lieutenant-General Hood: Canada’s Top Gun in Calgary
Paul Pryce reports on the first official visit to Western Canada by the Royal Canadian Air Force’s new commanding officer.
Renewed Engagement: A Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy for the Future
With the election of Liberal government comes the ushering in of an era renewed defence priorities and foreign engagement for Canada. Khalid Mahdi discusses as an introduction to Panel 2 of Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces.
Canadian Chinooks and Griffons Fly to the Golden State for Exercise STRIKING GANDER
Julie-Anne Labonté discusses the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Exercise STRIKING GANDER in California and joint training missions with CH-147 Chinooks.
The Next Snowbirds
In Paul Pryce’s 100th article for the NAOC, he discusses the possible replacements of the CT-144 Tutors flown by Canada’s Snowbirds.
A Look at the New General
The Canadian Armed Forces has a new top commander. Paul Pryce discusses the background of General Jonathan Vance and the implications of this appointment.