CASR ~ Canadian American Strategic Review
New Page (March 2015) Persistence of Vision: The key to asserting National Sovereignty
Steve Daly identifies the chokepoints along the Northwest Passage and suggests 'tripwires'
Past Page (Sept 2014) Canada's DRDC Researchers prepare for Future Arctic Operations
Military Researchers test rotary-wing UAV and UGVs in Joint Arctic Experiment 2014 Trials
Past Page (March 2014) Alaska supports plan to truck LNG from North Slope to Fairbanks
A case study in supplying liquefied natural gas in the Arctic. By Bill White (edited excepts)
Past Page (March 2014) Inuvik – Small-scale LNG makes in-roads in Canada's
Edited excepts from an article by Bill White from the US Office of the Federal Coordinator.
Browse-by-Subject index to CASR's Arctic Sovereignty articles.
New Page: (April 2015) Scout & SOF – Bringing back the Light Observation
Part Two – Scouts: Extending the current GoC order for Bell 429s to gain economy of scale
New Page: (Mar 2015) Twin Otters
for Twin Otters: Buying 'new' makes financial sense
If the CC-138 Life Extension were replaced by 'new-build' Twin Otters, fresh options emerge
New Page: (Jan 2015) Buy 'Militarized' Bell 429 Helicopters
for use on the new AOPS?
Extending the current Government of Canada order for Bell 429s to gain economy of scale
Past Page: (Oct 2014) IMH: Interim Maritime Helicopters for the Canadian Coast
Transferring available Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclones to enhance Polar Icebreaker's capabilities
Past Page: (Aug 2014) Search then Rescue: An Interim Solution for the
The Rescue Component: The second element in our Interim Solution to the FWSAR Project
Past Page: (June 2014) Search then Rescue: An Interim Solution for the
A decade later and FWSAR is still just a conceptual transport with a tacked-on EO turret.
Past Page: (March 2014) Turning Interim Maritime Helicopters into
Jim Dorschner suggests turning IMH CH-148s into Special Operations Aviation helicopters.
Past Page: (March 2014) Next Generation Multi-Role Destroyer ... with a supply ship
Jim Dorschner recommends a role combo to widen the Canadian Surface Combatant project.
New Page: (Apr 2015) AOPS and the Danes' semi-completed Knud Rasmussen
New Page: (March 2015) Twin Options for Twin Otters – Simple Solutions are
New Page: (March 2015) A Veteran's suggested changes to VAC Policies and Procedures
New Page: (Feb 2015) Wounded but undefeated: Continuing service for wounded warriors
Past Page: (Oct 2014) What's required for the CCG to protect BC's Coastal
Past Page: (Sept 2014) Turning Russia's Loss into a Mistral Bounty for NATO &
Past Page: (July 2014) Two Fleets for FWSAR: Specialization can be more Cost-Effective
Past Page: (July 2014) Bailing out Canada's National Shipbuilding Procurement
Past Page (May 2014) A new Canadian Defence Procurement
Special Operating Agency
Past Page (Apr 2014) Strategic Resources, Economic Sanctions & Military
Past Page (Feb 2014) Dignity and Respect – Finding a place for
wounded CAF Members
Past Page (Feb 2014) Special Agency? SAR volunteers save lives & serve our
New Page: (Feb 2015) Bombardier Global Special Mission Aircraft: Recce, MPA, SigInt
Updated Page: (July 2014) Index: Bombardier Dash 8/Q Series
Special Missions aircraft
Updated: (Nov 2013) Maritime Surveillance Aircraft: Boeing selects the Challenger 605
Past Page: (July 2013) Is there room for Global Express Maritime Surveillance
Browse-by-Subject index to CASR's Aerospace Industry articles.
Overview of Canadian Forces UAVS – Trials, Leases, and Procurement.
New Page: (March 2015) Re-Life: The RCAF CC-138 Twin Otter Life Extension
New Page: (Feb 2015) DRDC's 'Smart Gun' and the Future Small Arm Research
Updated Page: (Aug 2014) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement Project
Past Page: (March 2014) The Domestic and Arctic Mobility Enhancement (DAME)
Past Page: (March 2014) Medium Marginal Terrain Vehicle replacement
for Bv206 MOSV
Updated Page: (Jan 2014) Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone and the Maritime Helicopter
Updated Page: (March 2015) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) Project
New Page: (December 2014) Canadian Surface Combatant – Recapitalization of the RCN
Past Page: (August 2014) A Browse-by-Subject index to the decade-old FWSAR
Updated Page: (Apr 2014) Arctic SAR reality check: Cormorants and CC-177
Updated Page: (Jan 2014) Origins and development of the
Maritime Helicopter Project
New Pages: (Jan 2014) CASR introduces a new section
– Strategic Overviews. Each article will take a concise look at threats to Canada's sovereignty and security in
the 21st Century.
Restore the funding for Canada's Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) teams?
National Aerial Surveillance Program – Transport Canada's NASP airborne
Trilateral Treaty – Joint Jurisdiction over the North American side of the
Timeline: the Royal Canadian Air Force's Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Project
Timeline: the Joint Uninhabited Surveillance and Target Acquisition System Project
Timeline: Canadian Defence Procurement Agencies – From 1939 to the Present Day
New Page: (April 2015) Delivery of Denmark's third Knud Rasmussen class
New Page: (Mar 2015) Another Request for Proposals for a 13-year-old
New Page: (Feb 2015) Cargo Hook and Onboard Weighing Systems for the CCG Bell 429
Updated: (Oct 2014) Manned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Past Page: (Oct 2014) Arctic Cooperation: RCN meets Danish ice-resistant patrol vessel
Past Page: (Sept 2014) Russia re-opens a Cold War-era base on their
Northern Sea Route
Past Page: (July 2014) Fixed-Wing Search & Rescue Aircraft Replacement LOI
Past Page: (Jan 2014) GoC to continue
with CH-148 Cyclone Maritime Helicopter Project
Other Subject Areas – Archived Sections from the CASR website
The CF in Afghanistan and DND 101
New Page: (Sept 2014) Lockheed CC-130H Hercules
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