F/A-18E Super Hornet Bridges Gap Between Now And Drone Warfare

Jonathan Wade | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Jonathan Wade

The Super Hornet is by far the best alternative for Canada and will keep the RCAF operational for the next 25 years -- a critical timeline for future drone warfare. By then, Boeing and Lockheed Martin will most likely have some workable unmanned fighter drones; a great option for Canada to keep constant surveillance in the Arctic and its coasts.

Military Helicopter, Night Vision Goggles Used To Find Missing B.C. Jogger

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

ESQUIMALT, B.C. - Military crew members aboard a Cormorant helicopter used their night-vision goggles to locate a jogger lost near the top of a Vancou...

Sea King Pilots Recall Decades Of Flying Helicopter

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Politics

CFB SHEARWATER, N.S. - As the rear door of the Sea King helicopter flew open, crew member John Barker was sucked out and left clinging to the side by ...

Mayor Not Surprised Military Members Need Second Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

COLD LAKE, Alta. - The mayor of an Alberta town next to an air base says he's not surprised by a report that says some military members stationed ther...

RCAF Members Need Second Jobs To Make Ends Meet

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Junior members of the military at the air base in Cold Lake, Alta., have to take second jobs to make ends meet, says a new report from the mi...

MacKay Orders Air Force To Re-Examine Used U.S. Choppers

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Some helicopters from U.S. President Barack Obama's cast-off fleet may yet find their way into the service of the Royal Canadian Air Force.Th...

4 Jump From Truck Before It Goes Over Cliff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COMOX, B.C. - Four people survived a dramatic crash in which they were forced to jump out of a pickup truck just before the vehicle plunged over a cli...

RCAF Fretted Over CF-18 Wear And Tear In Libya

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Newly released documents reveal there was a fair amount of fretting within air force ranks about the impact of last year's Libya bombing camp...

Helicopter-Maker Comes Up Short On RCAF Delivery

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The manufacturer of the air force's new maritime helicopter has told National Defence it will deliver only five test aircraft this year — o...

Top General Reassures MPs On F-35s

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian pilots are expected to receive training for the F-35 stealth jet at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida, a plan that raises questions a...

Canada Buying Too Few F-35s?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Military planners are concerned the Harper government is buying too few F-35 fighters with almost no room for any loss of the stealth jets th...