Sure. All we’d have to do is sign a mutual defense treaty with Russia and China, and Donald J. Trump seems to be driving us in that direction. Then the USA would have Cuba and Canada to worry about. I want to look at the situation from a purely military standpoint. Could Canada equip and […]
The recent American election was troubling. Not so much for the results, which went as I predicted back in July, but for the aftermath, which is still playing out into the New Year. What’s really interesting is that we are seeing the same complaints that we saw after the re-election of George W. Bush in […]
On November 2, 2010 I wrote F35 Joint Strike Fighter – The Biggest Procurement Mistake Ever. The conclusions I drew at the time weren’t rocket science. They were based on simple basic economics, and Canada’s long term military requirements as they’ve existed since the Second World War.
The Canadian Government’s plans to replace the current F18 Hornet fighter/bombers with the new, as yet incomplete F35 Joint Strike Fighter is a huge mistake. Explaining why is going to take a lot of words. This isn’t a simple case of an aircraft that is obviously not suitable, it’s a complicated, multiple-faceted series of issues. […]
Canada needs at least three Assault ships, like the French Mistral Class Amphibious Assault Vessel.