CASR ~ Canadian American Strategic Review
New Pages: (June 2013) JSS Project
Design (April) Leopard 2 Gun Barrels, 7.62mm LMG
(February) Non-Combat Ship NSPS Contracts, CSC (January)
LOI for MSVS SMP trucks.
Past Pages: (Dec 2012) Mini UAV LOI , Naval Large Tug P&A (Nov) Canadian Surface Combatant (Oct) CCG HFC R&D (Sept) Sight mount, CF-18 Drogues
(Aug) CCV Rebid, CCG Helicopter Project, CH-148 status (July) AOPS Design Contract , Sea King spares.
New Page (April 2013) Patrol Ship Procurement Approaches: A Tale of Two Icebreakers
New Page (Feb 2013) What Threat? DND Analysts Assess Russia's Arctic
Past Page (Jan 2013) Canada vs Russia – Face-Off Across the Ice
(Again) – Game On!
Past Page (Jan 2013) That Other Arctic Passage: Expanded use of the
Northern Sea Route
Also see: Browse-by-Subject index for the Canadian Coast Guard –
CCG articles as well as comparisons with other countries' approaches to harbour and maritime security and assets.
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New Page (May 2013) New RCN ships would secure Arctic Sovereignty? What evidence?
New Page (May 2013) NSPS Priorities: JSS and Polar Icebreaker Scheduling Conflicts
New Page (April 2013) Canada's Strategic Resources: Managed assets or foreign SOEs?
Past Pages (March 2013) Leaders Lose their Lustre, (Jan 2013) Another C-17? (Sept 2012) Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Project Options
(July) New Associate MND, (June) Used MC-12W ISR boost?
(June) Ambrose & Defence Procurement Reform (May) Reset CCV Project
(April) 'FWSAR Plus' (Feb) FWSAR & C-27J disposal , Perils of Buying Italian
New Pages: (Feb 2013) C18 TSW Project, Precision 7.62 mm Weapon Project, Marksman Rifle System (Jan 2013) OTAS (Nov 2012) FWSAR and Candidates (Sept) CCG Helicopter Project Candidates: AW109 & AW119, B429,
EC-135 & EC-145, AW139,
Past: (Aug) Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (July) AOPS (Jan) VBCI 25 / 30 (Dec 2011)
JSS (Oct) LAV UP (Sept)
CCV/CCV Project: Piranha 5, CV9035; Canadian
Ranger Rifle (July) Textron (MRV) TAPV (May) EW/CATS/Top Aces,
TAPV: Oshkosh & Timberwolf
New Page: (Dec 2012) CH-160M Can Hawk – an RCAF rotory-wing CSAR/SOF capability or,
trading Sikorsky's CH-148 late delivery fees for improved SAR and increased capabilities.
Past Pages: (April 2012) Alternative to F-35s: F/A-18F and 'Northern
Growler (June 2011) Arctic SAR –
Rotary-Wing SAR needs FOLs (April) Northern Sentinel: Part 1 and Part 2
New Pages: (Nov 2012) FWSAR Project Timeline (June)
Procurement Reform: Minister's Responsibility/Agency Timeline (Aug) Arctic SAR: Resolute Bay crash and SAR Basing (Jun) SAR Treaty Implications, Politics & FWSAR (May) Arctic SAR airlift reality check
Past Pages: (July 2011 updated ) Arctic SAR:
Greenland SAR Helicopter chosen & bought
(Jan 2010) James Hasik: US Armour Options After FCS and The
Implications for Industry
Other Subject Areas – Archived Sections from the CASR website
DND 101 (Canadian Forces equipment pages), Canadian Aerospace, CF in