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I miss the cold, blustery day. I miss a dress uniform, in perfect order. I miss white nylon gloves, and freezing fingers. I miss the the fear I would fumble the rifle at the “Present Arms!” I miss the pain

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F-35 Musings, what’s Missing?

War is Boring recently published a report on the limitations of the F-35 Lightning II when faced with a simulated air-to-air combat engagement against an F-16 Fighting Falcon,  one of the aircraft the Lightning II is meant to replace. A flurry of

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Twenty of Twilight

HMCS Preserver

One of the rallying cries of Conservatives has been the 2007 characterization of the Chretien/Martin Prime Ministerial years as a “Decade of Darkness” by General Rick Hillier. Defence spending lost to pragmatism and ideology in the effort to trim the

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Canadian ~ American Strategic Review

CASR has announced that it will cease operations on 31/December/2016.

I have grateful to have been given the opportunity to write for them, and to repost my material on Defence Muse.

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