procurement

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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 […]

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Off-the-Shelf? Not so fast

By CNR Webmaster, 21 March 2022 Last week, CNR’s photo editor and board member Timothy Choi co-wrote a short article with University of PEI professor Jeffrey F. Collins for the […]

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Latest PBO Update on DND Capital Spending

By Dr. Dan Middlemiss, 14 March 2022 Canada’s Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) just released a 2022 update on DND’s planned spending under Canada’s current defence policy – Strong, Secure, Engaged […]

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Unprepared

By Dan Middlemiss, 7 March 2022 From the pervasive silence in this Forum about the Russian attack on the people and state of Ukraine, I wonder how many, like myself, […]

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The CSC: Canada’s ‘Frankenship’?

Procrustes, 6 February 2021 As more details slowly emerge from the bowels of the Ottawa defence mandarinate about the rising costs and technological challenges of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) […]

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New Opportunity to Address Procurement Problems

There has been a lot of discussion in the past month about procurement. The re-elected, but now minority, Liberals have proposed creating Defence Procurement Canada – i.e., to channel major […]

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Getting Procurement Right

There has been much talk over the years about problems in the process of procuring military assets. Procuring ships for the navy, in particular, receives attention because of the size […]

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An appetite suppressant for procurement?

Today’s article by David Pugiliese suggests concerns about sole sourcing may have resulted in a scuppering of plans to fast track a $500M purchase of General Atomics’ MQ-1 ‘Predator’ drones. […]

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