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A Bi-National Brigade for the Canadian Forces?

In 1987, the leaders of France and West Germany met at a summit in the...

The Replacements – Canada’s Future Fighters, Part One

As the CF-18 replacement program languishes on, people are starting to lose...

UAVs – Attack of the Swarm Bots! Gremlins vs Locusts

Right now, it’s fiction. A swarm of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) swoop...

Airships over American skies, permanently?

It’s getting easier to make, or purchase, cruise missiles, and that’s...

Meggitt to train CAF

The Quebec division of defence dynamo Meggitt Training Systems has been...

Spry Romanian jet celebrates 20 years

Twenty years ago, on August 23, 1995,  the first prototype MiG-21 Lancer...

The Politics of Canadian Defence Spending

Defence spending is a perennial issue for many countries around the world...

The third revolution in warfare: AI Weapons

First there was gunpowder. Then, there were nuclear arms. Today,...

The Thin Blue Line and The Impact of Terrorism on the Transformation of Law Enforcement

Law enforcement in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada has seen a...

The RCN’s Joint Support Ship disaster

In late May, the Royal Canadian Navy paid off HMCS Protecteur, last of two...

Election 2015: The RCN needs attention

Earlier this week, Scott Gilmore wrote a thorough analysis in MacLean’s...

Looking for Vision: Little info on strategy, spending for Canadian Forces

We know where Harper stands on taxes, that Trudeau is focused on the middle...

In all thy sons command: Canadian military families receive support

Of respect for those who have dedicated their lives to their country, the...

Canada is leaving the Arctic to Russia and the U.S.

The government’s been warning us since 2005: “Use it or lose it.” Back...

Free Provision of TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X Data for Government Studies and Professional Training in Canada

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Tritech and Kraken head for open waters

An agreement between Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. and Tritech International...

A new, decisive CDS

In a recent interview with the National Post’s long-time columnist/war...

Protected Military SatCom Network Live for Global Deployment

One of the world’s most impenetrable satellite communications systems,...

Boeing’s MSA lands in Ottawa

The Vanguard team had the opportunity to get an up-close look at Boeing’s...

INKAS launches Canadian-made SENTRY APC

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