Past Issues 2010 to 2015

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2005 Vol 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4     
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2009 Vol 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4
2010 Vol 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4     
2011 Vol 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4     
2012 Vol 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4     
2013 Vol 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4     
2014 Vol 10.1 10.2 10.3     
2015 Vol 11.1 11.2 11.3     
2016 Vol 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4
2017 Vol 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4
2018 Vol 14.1 14.2 14.3     
2019 Vol 15.1 15.2

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  • Editorial: Fact and Fiction in Naval Procurement - Peter Haydon
  • Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships: Adrift in Inflationary Waters by Ryan Dean - Winner of the 2015 CNMT Essay Competition
  • A Failing Policy for Failed States: The EU and Maritime Migration out of Libya - Andrew Bergel and Michelle Legassicke
  • Reflections on Canada, the State, the Nation and the Navy - Marc Milner
  • Jericho Rescue: A Case for Community Collaboration - Christopher W. Stairs
  • The Sinking of Llandovery Castle - Daniel J. Demers
  • A Whole-of-Government Marine Response Capability is Critical - K. Joseph Spears
  • The RCN's Fuel Crisis - Ken Hansen
  • A Suggestion for Future Fleet Composition - Ian Kennett
  • A View from the West: Migration Policy Adrift in Southeast Asia - Nicole Hilborne
  • Dollars and Sense: The Defence Agenda for Canada's 42nd Parliament - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: Major Surface Combatants - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: Time for Genuine Engagement - Hugh Segal
  • The Russian Federation Navy Post-2015: Implications for Western Navies - David Rudd
  • Changing with the Times: The Ecolution of Canada's CP-140 Aurora - Col Iain Huddleston
  • Future Canadian Submarine Capability: Some Considerations - Norman Jolin
  • Enhancing Maritime Law Enforcement in the Pacific - Stanley Byron Weeks
  • A Polar Ice Operation: What It Takes - Capt David (Duke) Snider
  • Better is the Enemy of Good Enough - Stephen Knowles
  • Submarines, Love Them or Hate Them - Peter T. Haydon
  • A View from the West: Indonesia at a Maritime Crossroads - Brent Witthoeft
  • Dollars and Sense: Improving Defence Procurement - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: Why Such Delays and Prognostication? - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: Always the Bridesmaid, Never the Bride - Ann Griffiths
  • The Case for a More Combat-Capable Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship - Rob Huebert
  • NOPEC: A Game Worth Playing? - Andrew Bergel
  • Interoperability and the Future of the Royal Canadian Navy - Andrew Touensard
  • A Clash of Naval Strategies in the Asia-Pacific Region - Brian Wentzell
  • Most Capable Design or Most Qualified Team? - Janet Thorsteinson
  • AOPS and the NSPS: Wishful Sinking? - Danford W. Middlemiss
  • Collaborative Naval Procurement: Lessons from the ANZAC Frigate Build - Jeffrey Collins
  • A View from the West: Reefs of Discontent in the South China Sea - Brent Witthoeft
  • Dollars and Sense: Can DND Afford New Submarines? - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: Flexible Examples from Offshore - Doug Thomas
  • Human Capital and the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy - Cdr Ian Wood
  • Editorial: The Gathering Storm - Hugh Segal
  • Beyond Counter-Terrorism: The RCN and Canadian Interests in the Indian Ocean - Lt(N) Jonathan Douglas
  • Canadian Security and Safety in the Arctic: Probable Challenges, Practical Responsibilities - P. Whitney Lackenbauer
  • Mitigating Children's Involvement in Maritime Piracy - Carl Conradi
  • Reflections on Cruising in Southeast Asian Waters - Michael Young
  • Staying the Shipbuilding Course - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Preventing Incidents at Sea in the Pacific - David N. Griffiths
  • LCdr Robert Onions, An Unofficial Submariner in WWI - Patrick Onions L/S RCN VR
  • Are we Ignoring the Indian Ocean? - Maj (Retired) Roy Thomas
  • What will Putin do Next? - Ken Hansen
  • Dollars and Sense: CFDS(R): Renewing the Canada First Defence Strategy - Dave Perry
  • A View from the West: Responding to the New Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Threat - Daniel Baart
  • Warship Developments: New Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: War and Economics: The Real Threat to the Canadian Navy - Rob Huebert
  • Crewing Strategies for the Royal Canadian Navy's Future Ships - Cdr Ian D.H. Wood
  • The Ocean Tracking Network - Fred Whoriskey and Nikki Beauchamp
  • The Battle of the Indian Ocean 2039? - Maj (Retired) Roy Thomas
  • Navigating the NSPS: A Case for the JSS and Hybrid Coastal Vessels - Andrew Harmes
  • A National Strategy for Maritime Security of the Undersea Domain - Cdr David Finch
  • New Strategy Supports Canada`s New Fleet - Janet Thorsteinson
  • The Worst Procurement in the History of Canada? - John L. Orr
  • Three Lessons for China from Crimea - Ken Hansen
  • Commemorating and Interpreting WW1 at Dalhousie University - Colin Mitchell
  • Comment on the Word 'Officer' - Michael Prang
  • A View from the West: Illegal Fishing in West Africa: A Symptom of a Wider Problem - Jacquie Brower-Berkhoven
  • Dollars and Sense: The Impact of Budget 2014 - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: A Potpourri - Doug Thomas
  • Battle of the Atlantic Place - Ted Kelly
  • Editorial: Standing into Danger: Trouble in Asian Waters - James Boutilier
  • The Indian Navy: On a Collision Course with China? - Paul Pryce
  • Japan’s New Southern Strategy - Corey Wallace
  • Breaking News: Incidents at Sea did not End with the Cold War! - David F. Winkler
  • A Canadian Naval Turn to the Pacific? Beyond Rebalancing the Fleet - Adam P. MacDonald
  • From Good Beginnings - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Dealing with an Assertive China (by Learning the Lessons of Afghanistan) - Ambassador David Mulroney
  • Pacific Naval Operations - Ken Hansen
  • Sending Signals: Canada Needs to Get Serious about Asia-Pacific - David A. Beitelman
  • Boom and Bust: An Opportunity? - Timothy Choi
  • Dollars and Sense: The Pacific Pivot in Context - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: A Tale of Two Carriers - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: Rebuilding the Navy: Challenges, Dangers and Opportunities - Rob Huebert
  • Winner of the 2013 Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition: The Ice Has Ears - Adam Lajeunesse and Bill Carruthers
  • Interview with Vice-Admiral Mark Norman - Dave Perry
  • Trying to Do Things Differently: Paul Hellyer's Quest for a Canadian Amphibious Capability - Peter Haydon
  • Escale à Cherbourg: The French Approach to Maritime Security - Cdr Hugues Canuel
  • Industrial Participation Planning - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Is It a Pacific Pivot or a Canadian Presence in the Pacific Rim? - Brian Wentzell
  • A Comment on Eric Lerhe’s Editorial - David B. Collins
  • Outsourcing Defence Procurement: A Choice between Scylla and Charybdis? - Sven Tommi Rebien
  • Protection of the Term ‘Officer’ - Jon Dziadyk
  • USCG Use of Game Theory for Maritime Security Operations - Lt Elizabeth Denicola, USCG, et al.
  • A View from the West: Japan’s Rebalance to Asia - Brett Witthoeft
  • Dollars and Sense: Naval In-Service Support - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: Missions Other Than War - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: Time for a Canadian Pacific Pivot? - Eric Lerhe
  • Migrant Smuggling in Canadian Water - Darryl Anderson
  • Perseverance: Some Reflections on 50 Years of the Canadian Sea King - John Orr
  • Protection of Canadian Ships Against Piracy - Hugh Williamson
  • A Review of “That Sinking Feeling: Canada’s Submarine Program Springs a Leak” - Ken Hansen
  • Lessons from Canada's Corvettes - Janet Thorsteinson
  • The Orca Project: A Procurement Success - David Peer
  • Maritime Commerce Resilience - Dr. Allan Bartley and Capt Andrew Tucci
  • Keeping Faith - Colin Robertson
  • Learning About Amphibious Operations From Nelson - Ken Hansen
  • A View From the West: Small State Hydrocarbon Exploration in the South China Sea - Nicole Johnson
  • Dollars and Sense: What Constitutes 'Best Value'? - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: Afloat Logistics Suppert or Joint Support Ship? - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: Maritime Technology - Peter Cairns
  • Realistic Time frames for Designing and Building Ships - Cdr David Peer
  • They Told Us It Couldn’t be Done, But We Didn’t Believe Them - Maj Dwight Bazinet & Capt - Kel Jeffries
  • Today’s Science for Tomorrow’s Navy - Mark Tunnicliffe
  • A Preliminary Analysis of the AOPS Design - Ken Hansen
  • Space-Based AIS: The Game Changer - George Guy Thomas
  • Reality of the Virtual World - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Learning Curves - Cdr David Peer
  • Surveillance of Canada’s Ocean Approaches: Possible and Important? - Calvin Mofford
  • A Tax payer’s View of Maritime Search and Rescue - Brian K. Wentzell
  • A View from the West: Political Dimensions of Military Technology - Brett Witthoeft
  • Dollars and Sense: How Much Technology Can the Navy Afford? - Dave Perry
  • Warship Developments: Technologies at Sea - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: How do You Measure Success? - Ann Griffiths
  • 2nd Place Essay in the 2012 Oland Essay Competition Canada and the Arctic: The Case for Deeper Cooperation with Washington - Jean-François Bélanger
  • China’s Maritime Strategy: A Prolonged Period of Formulation - Adam P. MacDonald
  • Libya and the Lessons of Naval Power - Scott Bishop
  • The US Pacific Pivot and Implications for the Future of the RCN - David S. McDonough
  • The Costs of 21st Century Shipbuilding: Lessons For Canada from the Littoral Combat Ship Program - Timothy Choi
  • Modular Warships - Janet Thorsteinson
  • A Necessary Capability - Brian Wentzell
  • Criticism for the Sake of Criticism - Peter Haydon
  • The Reflection Project at HMCS Prevost - SLt David Lewis
  • A View from the West: The Role of Fishing Fleets in Maritime Boundary Disputes - Daniel Baart
  • Plain Talk: Up Ship Creek Without an Explanation - Sharon Hobson
  • Warship Developments: Update Snippets - Doug Thomas
  • The Last Flower: HMCS Sackville - Doug Thomas
  • Operation Active Endeavour
  • Editorial: The Navy after the Canadian First Defence Strategy - Dave Perry
  • Winner of the 2012 Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition: Piracy in a Modern World - Jeffrey Lucas
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis 50 Years Later - Peter Haydon
  • Canada’s Defence Research Ships: Part of a Balanced Navy? - Mark Tunnicliffe
  • The RCN Can Learn from Admiral Nelson’s Amphibious Defeats - Pat Bolen
  • Modern Piracy and Current Counter-Measures - Jared M. Ben-Caro
  • Development of China’s Polar Linkages - Dr. Huigen Yang
  • The Sparks of Innovation - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Hosaqami: A Totem Pole for Navies - William (Bill) Shead
  • Oil and Water: A Whole of Government Response - K. Joseph Spears
  • A View from the West: RIMPAC 2012 - Brett Witthoeft
  • Plain Talk: Frank and Earnest Go Missing - Sharon Hobson
  • Warship Developments: Soviet Aircraft Carriers Then and Now - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: Out of Sight, Out of Mind - Ann Griffiths
  • Estimating the Cost of Naval Ships - Cdr David Peer
  • From the Shores of Nova Scotia to the Hindu Kush: A Sailor’s Experience in Kabul - Cdr Hugues Canuel
  • Collaboration in Space : The Silver Bullet for Global Maritime Awareness? - George (Guy) Thomas
  • National Shipbuilding: Where We Are and Where We’re Headed - Ken Bowering
  • Canada’s Asia-Pacific Energy Trade Prospects: A Maritime Perspective - Darryl Anderson and K. Joseph Spears
  • A Tale of Two Regions: Halifax And Vancouver and Shipbuilding - Janet Thorsteinson
  • 'Mind the Gap' - Larry Hickey
  • Government Cutbacks Threaten Shipbuilding Pro gram: RCN Threatens Itself - Ken Hansen
  • NSPS: A Blunder for the Ages? - LCdr (Ret’d) Ian Yeates
  • A View from the West: A Geostrategic Case for Canadian Submarines - Daniel Baart
  • Plain Talk: Design Flaw: The Long Path from NSPS to Ships - Sharon Hobson
  • Warship Developments: Life Extension Refits - Doug Thomas
  • Maritime Security Challenges 2012 Conference
  • Editorial: What is Maritime Security? - Peter Haydon
  • The Need, Costs and Benefits of a Canadian Naval Presence in the Arctic - Rob Huebert
  • Making a Difference in Arctic Naval Research: HMCS Cedarwood, 1948 to 1956 - Isabel Campbell
  • A Rock Group : Ships Fa ted for Failure, Stranded by a System - Angus McDonald
  • Penguins, Oil and Frigates: Viewing Falkland Island Politics from the Inside - Kirk Binns
  • Economic Benefits of National Shipbuilding - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Maritime Surveillance in the North - Laura Hoy
  • One Does Not Simply ‘Close’ the Strait of Hormuz - Timothy Choi
  • To Group or Not to Group? - Ken Hansen
  • Another Falklands War? - Poseidon
  • View from the West: The Escalation of Illegal Ashley Milburn Fishing in Asia - Ashley Milburn
  • Plain Talk: What Don’t We Know? - Sharon Hobson
  • Warship Developments: Australian Amphibious Capability - Doug Thomas
  • HMCS Sackville, 1944
  • Should Observer Participation in Arctic Ocean Governance Be Enhanced? - Aldo Chircop
  • 2nd Place Essay in Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition Deep Freezeror Warm Peace? Canada's Arctic Strategy in a Changing Regional Regime - Adam P. MacDonald
  • Meeting the Challenge of Oil Spill Mitigation in the Arctic - David Prior
  • Bridging the Gap: The Limitations of Pre-AOPS Operations in Arctic Waters - Cdr Paul Forget
  • The Cold War Frogmen of the Far North - Lt(N) Jason Delaney
  • The Navy’s Arctic Challenge - Martin Langford
  • Over the Top: The Navy and the North - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Iron and Ice: The Mary River Project - Joe Spears
  • The Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement: Is Canada Really Playing Ball? - Jean-François Bélanger
  • Commentary: Is Canada an Arctic Nation or a Maritime Nation? - Tim Lynch
  • The Risks of Shipping Disasters in the Arctic - Matthew Gillis
  • View From the West: The Interests of Non-regional User-states in Arctic Affairs - Daniel Baart
  • Plain Talk: Is A/OPS an Acceptable Compromise? - Sharon Hobson
  • Warship Developments: Ramping Up For the Arctic - Doug Thomas
  • The Halifax Marine Research Institute: Linking Research and Resources - Martha Crago
  • Winner of the 2011 Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition: In the Dreadnought’s Shadow - Sean Clark
  • No Passport Needed - Amitai Etzioni
  • Canada’s Post-Kandahar Military: Now What? - John Thompson
  • Comprehensive Undersea Domain Awareness: A Conceptual Model - LCdr David Finch
  • Canada-US Shiprider Operations: The Next Generation of Border Integrity - Anna Van Dusen and Tanya Miller
  • Littoral Linkage: Near-Shore Operations, Long-Term Impact - Janet Thorsteinson
  • The Cost of Absence: Canada and the Emerging Order at Sea - Kerry Lynn Nankivell
  • French Navy Industry Day - Stephen Knowles
  • A Reply to Amphion’s “Of Carts and Horses” - Brian K. Wentzell
  • Comment on Editorial in the Summer Issue - Fraser McKee
  • Plain Talk: A Royal Distraction? - Sharon Hobson
  • View from the West: An Arms Race in the South China Sea - Christian Bedford
  • Warship Developments: A Balanced Fleet for the 21st Century? - Doug Thomas
  • HMCS Sackville: Past and Present
  • Editorial: The Falklands War: Lessons Learned and Not Learned - Peter Haydon
  • Law Enforcement Detachments and The Canadian Navy: A New Counter-Drug Capability - Cdr Paul W. Forget
  • The Future Fight For Fish - LCdr Ray Snook
  • HCMS Onondaga Makes Its Last Voyage - Annemarie Bourassa
  • A Somali Solution to Somali Piracy - Dave Mugridge
  • Projecting Shipbuilding Success - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Of Carts and Horses - Janet Thorsteinson
  • Methinks They Doth Protest Too Much, My Canadian Lords of the Admiralty - David Mugridge
  • Plain Talk: Procurement Pipedreams and Political Realities - Sharon Hobson
  • Tightening the Noose: Time For A new Approach Against Somali Pirates? - Christian Bedford
  • Warship Developments: Seeking A New Sea King - Doug Thomas
  • Editorial: The Danger of Tactical Thinking in Times of Strategic Change - Ken Hansen
  • Concepts of Operations: A Year in the Life of a Ship - Mark Tunnicliffe
  • The Emergence of China as a Polar-Capable State - Aldo Chircop
  • The British Defence Review: What It Means for Britain and Its Navy - Geoffrey Till
  • Sir Julian Corbett’s New Royal Navy: An Opportunity for Canada? - Brian K. Wentzel
  • Canada as a Sea Power - Marc Imbeault and Janine Krieber
  • Interview with RAdm David Gardam
  • Building a Defence Industrial Strategy - Janet Thorsteinson
  • View from the West: Submarine Procurement in the Indo-Pacific Region - Christian Bedford
  • Warship Developments: Multinational Programs - Doug Thomas
  • Canadian Naval History and a Modest Arctic Proposal - Brian K. Wentzel
  • The Light Blue Funnel Line: The ‘Keeping the Peace’ Role of Navies - Hugh Williamson
  • 2nd Place Essay in Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition: Naval Chameleons? Re-evaluating the Legality of Deceptive Lighting under International Humanitarian Law - Lt(N) Mike Madden
  • Somali Pirates: An Expansive Interpretation of Human Rights - Amitai Etzioni
  • The Arctic Environment and the Law of Armed Conflict - Christopher Waters and Ashley Barnes
  • The Future of Autonomous Marine Systems in the Canadian Navy - J. Matthew Gillis
  • Build it and They Will Call: Designing Navy 2060 Today - Janet Thorsteinson
  • NORAD Maritime: Time for a Re-evaluation? - Calvin Mofford
  • Cheap and Nasty: Just What Types of Ship Does the Navy Need? - Dave Mugridge
  • Update on Piracy off the East African Coast by A Correspondent in Africa
  • Plain Talk: Dollars and Disasters: Time to Ante Up - Sharon Hobson
  • The View from the West: Navies and Non-Traditional Security Threats - Christian Bedford
  • Warship Developments: Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief - Doug Thomas
  • Keeping Sackville Afloat - Jacqui Good

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