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As Canada grapples with legal challenge to $4.7 billion over-budget FWSAR deal
AIRBUS PROBED BY AUSTRIA FOR CONTRACT FRAUD
'Airbus is also under investigation in the UK over two cases including a Saudi security contract and suspected fraud and bribery in commercial airplane sales'

NORMAN'S SILENCE MAY SIGNAL HE SEES ROLE AFTER SUSPENSION

IMAGES OF THE CANADIAN ARMY IN ACTION

Canadian special forces shift focus
BOOTS ON THE GROUND NEAR MOSUL, IRAQ
Meanwhile, more families of Afghan war veterans lost to suicide will receive military honour

'Canadian Armed Forces are the best in the world'
OUR MILITARY DOING MORE THAN ITS SHARE
CF MEMBER & BROTHER CHARGED IN DRUG PROBE AT CFB PETAWAWA
KOOK IDEA DU JOUR: CANADIAN ARMED FORCES SHOULD UNIONIZE

WHO IS CANADA'S BIGGEST DEFENCE CONTRACTOR ?

NORMAN OWED 'DECENCY' OF SILENCE WHILE SYSTEM WORKS

After getting a $20 Billion sole-source government deal ..
IRVING LOOKS TO POLAND TO FILL JOBS IN NOVA SCOTIA
TALK TO US ABOUT THE CANADIAN SURFACE COMBATANT, JUDY FOOTE, TALK TO US

CANADIAN MILITARY: MILLIONS WORTH OF LOST & STOLEN ITEMS

MILITARY VET'S SUICIDE PRECEDED BY CALLS FOR HELP

WHAT'S WITH ALL THE MILITARY RECRUIT DEATHS ?
RCAF MEMBER CHARGED AFTER SEX ASSAULT AT CF STATION ALERT

TIME TO SUSPEND $26 BILLION WARSHIP GIG ?
As problems mount with sole-source Irving deal, companies want Trudeau to delay bidding

NEW MONEY FOR CANADIAN MILITARY ?

VANCE BLASTS 'TOXIC' MEDIA COVERAGE

A $40 Billion sole-source gig - the mother of all sweetheart deals
IRVING DENIES RCMP PROBE OF VICE-ADMIRAL AFFECTING FRIGATE PROGRAM

CAN RCAF JUGGLE TWO JETS AT SAME TIME ?

STOPGAP SUPER HORNETS TO COST WHOPPING $7 BILLION
TRUDEAU REFUSES TRANSPARENCY ON FIGHTER JETS PURCHASE

BIG CHANGES ATOP CANADIAN FORCES CHAIN-OF COMMAND
IN CAREER MARKED BY FIRSTS, NEW RCAF HONCHO LOOKS TO THE FUTURE
BUT QUESTIONS STILL SWIRL AROUND DND #2's REMOVAL

SAJJAN: NORMAN NOT SUSPENDED OVER NATIONAL SECURITY

'gaping hole in shipbuilding procurement credibility'
WARSHIPS PROCUREMENT CREDIBILITY TEETERS

Questions raised about Canadian special forces vehicles
DND'S $20 MILLION 'NO-PROTECTION VEHICLES

the firing of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman
WHEN SILENCE ISN'T GOLDEN
NORMAN DESERVES BETTER THAN MILITARY SILENCE & MEDIA INNUENDO

Former defence chief Tom Lawson fears ..
TRUDEAU FIGHTER JET PLAN TOO PRICEY

Vance won't come clean on sudden sacking of #2
IRVING FRIGATES THE NEXT F-35 DEBACLE ?
As potential sub-contractors in the sole-source open-budgeted sweetheart deal rightly seek to delay the bidding process, now 'concerns that the federal government seriously misjudged on the amount of money needed to build the Canadian Surface Combatants'. Insiders, activists, and innocent bystanders alike will be right to scratch their heads in wonder or shake it in blind rage if we are seeing yet another massive military procurement that needs to be scrapped and re-started from the beginning. Developing ..

DND MAY SELL SURPLUS PISTOLS TO THE PUBLIC

Friends, colleagues shocked by removal from post
RCMP PROBE AS VICE-CHIEF OF DEFENCE YANKED FOR 'ALLEGED' LEAKS
TRUDEAU BACKS DECISION TO YANK VICE-ADMIRAL NORMAN
WHY WAS 2ND-TOP MILITARY OFFICER YANKED ?

CAE GETS $1 BILLION CDN & US MILITARY TRAINING CONTRACTS

RCAF GROUNDS CYCLONE CHOPPERS
potential safety issues after aerospace firm Sikorsky issued a worldwide notice for safety checks to be conducted

FEDS OFFER UP FIRST SLICE OF $3 BILLION FRIGATE MAINTENANCE PIE

but it could take another 10 years
MILITARY LOOKING TO REPLACE WW2-ERA PISTOLS

TIME TO DO MORE FOR TROUBLED VETS
EX-SOLDIER SAYS MORE DEATHS COMING FROM PTSD IF NO HELP

MILITARY WATCHDOG CALLS FOR BETTER SERVICES AFTER APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE

AT LEAST 54 CDN MILITARY MEMBERS HAVE COMMITTED SUICIDE SINCE 2014

PEEPING TOM SOLDIER AT TORONTO MILITARY FACILITY ?

AIR WEAPONS: SOFTWARE IS 'THE GREAT EQUALIZER'

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PROCUREMENT ONE GIANT CASE OF CHARLIES FOXTROT

CAF MOBILE APP LAUNCHES

CANADA TO OVERHAUL CYBER SECURITY

'65 is not enough,' minister suggests larger fighter jet purchase
HIGH ON DEFICITS, MAD WITH PURCHASING POWER
RCAF COMMANDER SAYS CANADA"S CF-18 FIGHTER JETS CAN ALL FLY PAST 2025
SUPER HORNET ANNOUNCEMENT CONTINUES SAGA OF CF-18 REPLACEMENT
FIGHTER JETS: CAPABILITY OR CREDIBILITY GAP ?

LIBS IMPOSE 'LIFETIME' GAG ORDER ON 235 BUREAUCRATS
Meanwhile, Trudeau chips in another $36 million to -35 fighter jet program

DND IN DENIAL OVER MEFLOQUINE
Canadian Forces firm on risky anti-malaria drug ahead of Africa mission

Originally developed by Raytheon and BAE Systems
CANADA'S FANCY $150,000 ARTILLERY SHELLS ARE CRACKED
Shell-shocker ! Critics say high cost 'akin to firing a Ferrari each time they're used. Regular artillery shells are estimated to cost just $2K ea.' .. In unrelated news, Raytheon CEO has been very active lobbying Ottawa for all manner of procurement matters

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE MILITARY POLICE

THE BATTLE WITH PTSD
CANADIAN FORCES TOO FAT TO FIGHT IN AFRICA ?

Let's not kid ourselves ..
CANADA IS IN THE WAR BUSINESS
CANADA VS ISIS: WHAT'S THE BIG SECRET ?