Broadsides Discussion Forum

826 posts

Broadsides ROE

Rules of Engagement (ROE)

Broadsides encourages contributions and opinions from a wide variety of perspectives — we welcome discussion and debate. NOTE: the views expressed in comments posted on Broadsides do not necessarily reflect […]

Share

AN/SPY-7(V)3

By David Dunlop, 18 June 2022 The Canadian Surface Combatant SPY-7 Radar has earned official government of Canada designation. Lockheed Martin’s advanced SPY-7 radar received its Government of Canada official […]

Share

Recent Canadian Defence Procurement News

By Dan Middlemiss, 6 June 2022 Notwithstanding Ottawa’s stated intention to focus more on Canadian defence, delivery schedules for several major procurement programs have not been accelerated as a result […]

Share

Recent Chinese Naval Development

By Dan Middlemiss, 4 June 2022 Chinese technology is certain to be watched with interest by many navies, including Canada’s. One development of particular interest is that China recently launched […]

Share
38 CRCN flag hoist signal

Vice-Admiral Topshee’s Flag Hoist Signal

RCN Public Affairs, 01 June 2022 I am proud to assume command of the Royal Canadian Navy. In this era of diminished trust in senior leadership, I recognize that I […]

Share

Whatever happened to leadership?

By Roger Cyr, OMM, CD There are now culture officers appointed to ships when they deploy to sea, with the role of ensuring that senior members abide with the naval […]

Share

“The World is Growing Darker”

By David Dunlop, 11 May 2022 Here is a report from Global News on possible defence and foreign policy changes for Canada coming soon. Canada’s Defence Minister Anita Anand signalled changes […]

Share

Canada Geese and the CAF

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 2 May 2022 The Commander of Canadian Forces Support Group (Ottawa-Gatineau) and Base Commander of Canadian Forces Base Ottawa-Gatineau sent out the following advisory last week […]

Share