See Munich Security Conference boosts transatlantic
ties for Germany in a crisis. See videos 'Ukrainian
president appeals for 'real support, not just words'
and video "Ukraine has been serving as a shield
for eight years now". Ukraine getting support from U.S. and
U.K. and Canada, but very...
I am sorry bad news from the U. S. President Biden on (mad man) Putin
decision to invade Ukraine.
Defense Secretary says "conflict is not inevitable"
in Ukraine. See video .
Please see very important video in 1990s Russia
and the U.S. and Britain signed a memorandum
for Ukraine's sovereignty.
Putin has warned of 'military-technical
response' if Russia's security concerns
ignored. See video
Russia has warned NATO , does that mean war or keeping on talking?
U.S. says Russia is creating possible
"pretext for invasion" of Ukraine. see
...The official told CBS News on Friday the
Russian operatives were "trained in urban
warfare and in using explosives to carry
out acts of sabotage against Russia's own
proxy-forces," and could take action...
Putin's big miscalculation.
Is Russian President Vladimir Putin planning to
invade Ukraine, potentially launching a new war in
Europe? The answer remains elusive after a week
of intensive diplomacy, with consecutive meetings
between Russian officials and US, NATO and the
See below interesting article.
Ukraine's alliances are not a 'bargaining chip' in
talks with Russia, country's deputy PM says.
Poland is investing in their systems see below article. Unlike
Canada which has no systems at all, totally reliant on other
countries such as the U.S. for protection.
1) Poland Kicks Off Homegrown SHORAD System: Narew
The new system, which could cost between $12 and $17 billion...
On Oct/23/2020, see Canada below recently not signing on to mutual air
defence systems because we have the obsolete Air Defence Anti-tank
system (ADATS), are we depending on other countries for defence systems?
1) NATO partners agree to mutual air defense systems.
Last August/2/2019, I wrote a letter to MP Harijan Sajjan about do we need
quote “Do we need a Canadian long-range missiles like the Patriot, in NATO
against potential Russian aggression in the Baltic’s?" Mr. Sajjan did not respond
but his Defence Corporate Secretary- did respond. No details...
These are painful personnel cuts to the British military. When adding the total expected personnel cuts of approximate 42,000 by 2015, of total army navy and air force and civilians, this is an extremely devastated day for the families and to their communities. I remember the military cuts...
The Russians are always testing us and this excursion should remind to us to keep our air force fighters modern with sufficient numbers. According to the air-force technology website quote "The Tu-95 was originally built as a strategic, intercontinental heavy-payload bomber aircraft". Maybe the...
The C2s won't be cascaded to any Canadian units (let alone Reserve units), unless I'm sadly misinformed. The Leopard 1 ceases to be supported by the spares system and by KMW in 2012 and will rapidly become an orphan fleet
To help “Kirkhill” and “ironduke57” out, another reference, to...
Recently I have Emailed to our government and opposition on my concerns on the North Korean missile crissi:
To Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Peter Mackay: firstname.lastname@example.org Oct 16/2006
To Foreign Affairs Critic Keith Martin: MartiK@parl.gc.ca
Bcc: Senator Colin Kenny...
The folowing websites are interesting read on Joint Strike Fighter in Australia ,the first site is short but the second is 67 pages long from the Australian senate committee.
1)joint strike fighter progress and issues for Australia:
Defence minister 'O' Connor was on today with 'politics with Don Newman', he didn't want talk details but the 13,000 fulltime and 10,000 reservists will take about 5 years to fulfill .He also said in a months time that the cabinet would approve the defence priorities of 6 to 8 capital...
I don’t know if Canada afford the Joint Strike fighter and how many fighters do we need? Australia is looking at spending about approximately $11.0 U.S. Billion for 100 fighters($110 U.S. million per fighter) and support structure(subcontracting work?) .If Canada spends any where near Australia...