CASR ~ Canadian American Strategic Review
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
Updated Page: (Jan 2014) Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone and the Maritime Helicopter Project
Revised Pages: (Dec 2013) Close Combat Vehicle Project overview and CCV Project pages, New Pages: (Sept 2013) NASP: National Aerial Surveillance Program (Aug) UTA Project, Canadian Multi-mission-Aircraft Project, Naval Large Tug
(July) JUSTAS Project (HALE/ MALE UAVs): Elbit Hermes, General Atomics Altair, Predator, Guardian, Avenger, EADS Eagle 1, Eagle 2, IAI Malat
Heron 2 Northrop Grumman Global Hawk/Polar
Past: (Feb 2013) C18 TSW, Precision 7.62 mm Weapon Project, Marksman Rifle System (Jan) OTAS (Nov 2012) FWSAR & Candidates (Sept) CCG Helicopter Project Candidates.
Browse-by-Subject index to CASR's Close Combat Vehicle Project articles.
Browse-by-Subject index to CASR's Ships and Shipbuilding articles.
New Page (Aug 2013) '2013 Northern Tour' – PM Stephen Harper heads up to the Arctic
New Page (April 2013) Patrol Ship Procurement Approaches: A Tale of Two Icebreakers
Past Pages (Feb 2013) What Threat? DND Analysts Assess Russia's Arctic
Activities (Jan) Face off: Canada vs Russia, The other Arctic Passage: Russia's Northern Sea Route
Browse-by-Subject index to CASR's Arctic Sovereignty articles.
Also see: Browse-by-Subject index to CASR's Canadian Coast Guard articles (as
well as comparisons with other countries' assets and approaches to harbour and maritime security)
New Pages: (Jan 2014) GoC to continue
with CH-148 Cyclone Maritime Helicopter Project (Nov 2013) Field Aviation
MSA, Dutch JSS (update) (Sept 2013) FWSAR draft RFP (Aug) CC-138 PT6A-27 R&O (July) Mine roller, 9m RHIB, Norwegian AOR (June) JSS Design
Past Pages: (April 2013) 7.62mm LMG, Leo 2 Gun Barrels (Feb) NSPS Non-Combat Ship, Canadian Surface Combatant Project
(Jan) MSVS SMP (Dec 2012) Miniature UAV LOI, Naval Large Tug (Nov) CSC
LOI (Oct) CCG HFC R&D (Sep) Sight mount, CF-18 drogue.
New Page: (February 2014) Bombardier Q100 / Dash 8-100s for Civilian
New Page: (January 2014) Dash 8/Q Series Special Missions Aircraft
– Military Q 100s
Updated: (Nov 2013) Maritime Surveillance Aircraft: Boeing selects the Challenger 605
Recent: (July 2013) Is there room for a 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 (Feb 2014) Dignity and Respect – Finding a place for wounded CAF Members
New Page (Feb 2014) Special Agency ? SAR volunteers save lives and serve our country
Updated (Nov 2013) Going Dutch: An opportunity for the Close Combat Vehicle Project?
New Page (Aug 2013) The JSS Project: Delays, delivery dates, urgency, and
Past Pages (May 2013) Will new RCN ships secure Arctic Sovereignty?,
NSPS: JSS and Polar Icebreaker Scheduling Conflicts (April) Canadian
Strategic Resources: Managed assets or foreign SOEs? (Mar) Leaders Lose their Lustre (Jan) Do we need more C-17s?
Updated Page: (Jan 2014) Origins and development of the
Maritime Helicopter Project
Updated Page: (Sept 2013) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) Project
Past Pages: (June) Procurement Reform: Minister's Responsibility and Agency Timeline
(Aug) Arctic SAR: Resolute Bay crash and SAR basing (June) SAR Treaty Implications, Politics & FWSAR (May) Arctic airlift reality check (Jul 2011) Greenland SAR helicopter (Jan 2010) James Hasik: US armour options after FCS and The implications for industry
New Page: (March 2014) Turning Interim Maritime Helicopters into
Jim Dorschner suggests turning IMH CH-148s into Special Operations Aviation helicopters.
New 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.
Past Pages: (Aug 2013) Kick-Starting DND's New Canadian Ranger Rifle (NCRR) Project
(Aug 2013) Arctic sovereignty SAR obligations: SAR/Salvage icebreaker instead of AOPS (Dec 2012) Rotary-wing CSAR/SOF capability, (April) F/A-18F Super Hornet & 'Northern Growler': Alternatives to
the 'CF-35'? (June) Arctic SAR: Rotary-Wing SAR needs FOLs (April) Northern Sentinel: Battlefield Surveillance Aircraft/Sidekick: BACN comms node
Other Subject Areas – Archived Sections from the CASR website
DND 101 (overview of Canadian Forces equipment) and Canadian Forces in Afghanistan.
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