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Mark Collins – Dragon Devouring Eurotech, German Section–Obama Steps In

5 Dec

Further to this post, the outgoing US president gets tough (our PM noticing?): Obama Moves to Block Chinese Acquisition of a German Chip Maker The intervention in a Chinese company’s bid to buy a G…

Source: Mark Collins – Dragon Devouring Eurotech, German Section–Obama Steps In

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Mark Collins – What Stinking RCAF Fighter “Capability Gap” for NORAD and NATO?

1 Dec

It looks like the Liberal Government cooked up a new operational requirement for RCAF fighters without bothering to consult the Air Force itself. GOOD FLIPPING GRIEF. Did the government even speak …

Source: Mark Collins – What Stinking RCAF Fighter “Capability Gap” for NORAD and NATO?

Mark Collins – New RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR Plane Choice Real Soon?

30 Nov

Further to these January and February posts respectively, RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR Bids In: No LockMart But Embraer [links to the contending aircraft at the post] New RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR: Evaluation of …

Source: Mark Collins – New RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR Plane Choice Real Soon?

Mark Collins – Now Likely? Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

22 Nov

Further to this post, keep your eyes open during my blogging break for a week beginning tomorrow, November 22–whole lot of anonymice being sources: Cabinet could decide fighter jet plan as ea…

Source: Mark Collins – Now Likely? Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

Mark Collins – Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

18 Nov

Further to these posts, Cabinet Committee to Take Sting out of Sole-Sourcing RCAF Super Hornets? CF-18 Life Extension? [June] New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Jus…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

Mark Collins – Irving Working with BAE Systems: Implications for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant?

15 Nov

Further to this post, RFP Finally Issued for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: “eye-watering” Details Wanted there is something of a fishy smell to the collaboration below in terms of the CSC competi…

Source: Mark Collins – Irving Working with BAE Systems: Implications for RCN Canadian Surface Combatant?

Mark Collins – Canada and Missile Defence plus Russian Cruise Missile Threat

14 Nov

The conclusion of a November 14 presentation by CGAI Senior Analyst Dave Perry to the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence (the sort of serious discussion of broad defence iss…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada and Missile Defence plus Russian Cruise Missile Threat