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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    It seems we keep talking about adding more weapons systems to the CSC or Halifax for defensive operations and offensive. Length of time required to build proper warships due to their redundancy and DC aspects. Both those ships will prove de part of a larger task force. Containerized systems...
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    CAN Enhanced (Permanent?) Fwd Presence in Latvia

    Melmac with NSN issued dirt, grease, turret scent, swamp water, helped to build the Soldiers immunity against the various bacteria found in the aluminum, not so well washed Haybox. Said haybox was to contain almost cooked items of potatoes, trackpads and mostly cooked chicken parts. All of...
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    C3 Howitzer Replacement

    I can say there were construction engineers that chose not to deploy into Afghanistan due to fear and not signing up for going into a war zone. I can also say that weapons training and small arms tactical training at 2CER in 2006 was impressive. We would not be a hinderance to any group or...
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    Thanks for the clarification. Do you support those decisions. If you put people at risk they should be able to protect themselves as a minimum maybe add to the overall protection. We see things differently….
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    Hmm. AOR forward gun, MCDV weapon? Minimum standard works until it doesn’t. Just my opinion and experience
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    Not loosing sleep but I have been out gunned and so have others on this forum. I think a catastrophic failure will happen at some point. It’s always a matter of time… Maybe it’s a good thing others don’t want to see it happen again.
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    When you go into the forest full of angry animals that think you are part of their diet do you want a 22 pistol or a 12 gauge. Those ships will be used for more than the Arctic Patrols. It’s the Canadian Way.
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    Canada has repeatedly sent equipment into areas it was never intended to go. First Gulf War none of the ships were ready without massive upgrades, Cougar AVGP(Tank trainer) Bosnia and Somalia, LSVW(with Armour kit?) Bosnia and Afghanistan, Iltis, MCDV initially was not to cross North Atlantic...
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    ‘You either went to war or you didn’t’ — How deployments divide the vet community

    This issue has been going on since the beginning of time. Four Yorkshire Men of Monty Python is the best demonstration. “We had it tough…” I’ve met people with a chest full of tours that were totally incompetent but somehow managed to fill a void. Oxygen theives A true professional...