1) "This summer, @AnitaAnandMP made significant announcements regarding @NORADCommand
modernization. How will these be implemented? @AndreaCharron
speaks to BGen McKenna, BGen Sabourin, Cheri Crosby, and Martin Tomkin on this episode of "DefenceDeconstructed" (Oct. 25)
2) Video of interview...
And see this story at Flight Global--dubious that either Twotter or Dash 8 will go back into production. Water bomber likely only new-build project and very limited market for that, esp. as Americans never bought Canadairs...
And a post, with videos:
"Time and Inclination: The Influence of “Dr. Strangelove” on a Future Military Movie"
Meanwhile first new US Navy Fincantieri FREMM-based frigate starts building. In Wisconsin. Sigh:
The NSS demolished, in terms of costs per ship and times of construction compared to other countries' efforts, by a Canadian naval architect--the start and conclusion of a piece at FrontLine Defence:
More on FUBAR shipbuilding in Canada, CCG section--June this year: "new [Seaspan OOSV science] vessel has been ordered...not expected to be delivered until 2025, barring construction delays [tee hee]"...
"We need to pick one, and start ordering them now"--any Canadian shipyards left to build them? No gov't will want to buy abroad no matter how much sense it might make in terms of costs and delivery speed.
Sounds like some sort of Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) to me:
At NATO summit presser Anand made clear no immediate increase in CAF presence for Latvia--1,400 personnel mentioned is total of those now committed to Op REASSURANCE including RCAF and RCAF. Did say we would be increasing numbers in Latvia (when?). Also said increasing eFP Latvia to brigade...