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Lieutenant General Yvan Blondin is the Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force and is due to give a presentation at the Military Flight Training conference in London towards the end of this month. We asked him what his presentation will focus on and what he is hoping...
Major Kirk Soroka, Commanding Officer for the Canadian Air Force’s Tactical Training Centre, joins us during the 2010 Maple Flag Exercise to give us a live and exclusive assessment of how this year's event is progressing. He tells us how the exercise will be evolving...
Conducting operations in Afghanistan has alerted Canadian politicians to the fact that Canadian Forces need an injection of funds to procure new and maintain existing equipment, although this also has served to be a political tool for the Harper government. In 2010, P...
Boeing has had to reassure Canadian officials over recent complaints from US Navy pilots over apparent oxygen deprivation and cockpit pressure loss during flights of several F/A-18 Super Hornets.
On Tuesday, Peter MacKay, the Canadian Minister of National Defence, announced the restoration of the historic names of the Canadian Armed Forces. The Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army, and the Royal Canadian Air Force have been known since 1968 as ‘Maritim...
Joint forces exercises are an incredibly critical key to successfully integrating air and land combat components, as well as joining multi national units in a single dynamic arena. In this interview, Major Kirk 'Rambo' Soroka of the Canadian Air Force addresses the fi...
(This article represents a speculative interpretation on an alternative shape of the Canadian Navy in 2030, based purely on contemporary security trends and the author’s analysis. It in no way represents the view of Department of National Defence (DND) or Government of...
Colonel Christian Drouin, Commander of 1 Wing, Royal Canadian Air Force, will be presenting on his operational experiences in Afghanistan and at home in Canada on Day Two of the event. In this extremely insightful interview, you can hear his take first on compromising...
For the first time in two years, the path is clear for the Conservative government to select Canada’s next fighter jet, a choice that could very well mean buying the controversial F-35 Lightning without a competition. A panel of independent monitors on Thursday gave...
Which countries will invest the most in Military Flight Training in 2017? 
Libya - As rebel momentum grows, NATO hand-over raises serious strategic questions about continued use of air power
The coalition government’s recent public disclosure that they were in consultation with the Canadians over joint warship design has arrested a potential deal which could have created hundreds of high technology engineering jobs in both countries.
Canada's aerospace industry could lose about $10.5 billion worth of contracts over several decades if the federal government ultimately decides not to purchase the controversial F-35 Stealth Fighter, says a senior executive at Lockheed Martin.
Canada has now officially embarked on its own mini and small UAV deployment programme. Here, Major Roger Otis, Project Director of the Canadian Land Force family of UAVs, speaks with Richard de Silva about future land requirements for Canadian forces. He describes how...
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