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He's right ... more for the Defence Review (17 (by my count))

Retired Vice Admiral Bruce Donaldson, the former Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (the day-to-day “general manager” of the entire Department of National Defence, including the Canadian Armed Forces) is quite right when, in… 601 more words

Defence Policy

Maybe, but ...

There is an interesting article in the Globe and Mail about leveraging defence procurement to improve our (rather sorry) national level of innovation. The article was written by Christyn Cianfarani, president of the… 867 more words

Defence Policy

China Publicly Lands a Military Aircraft on a Disputed South China Sea Reef

China on Monday landed a military aircraft on one of the disputed islands it claims in the South China Sea, marking the first time it has done so publicly and furthering concerns that it is planning to base fighter-jet fleets there. 151 more words

Jet: atozchallenge

By which I mean he jet engine, a great British invention that had a profound effect on all our lives, transforming travel and airborne warfare in ways that WWII flyers like my father could never have imagined. 547 more words

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Some things the Defence Review might consider (2): Defence of Canada & North America

Yesterday I listed, again, the 11 capabilities (the ones that I believe are essential for Canada’s national defence) that I first offered for consideration in December, and I dealt with the first two: strategic intelligence gathering, and overall defence management and military command and control (C²). 2,473 more words

Defence Policy

Airbus A400M Faces New Problems Affecting Propeller Gearboxes

Airline news: http://www.airline.ee/manufacturers/airbus/airbus-a400m-faces-new-problems-affecting-propeller-gearboxes/
Airbus A400M is undergoing checks to the gearboxes of its Europrop TP400-D6 turboprop engines to make sure the plane is safe to… 12 more words

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Airbus A400M Faces New Problems Affecting Propeller Gearboxes

Airbus A400M is undergoing checks to the gearboxes of its Europrop TP400-D6 turboprop engines to make sure the plane is safe to
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