Archive | June, 2012

Report on FWSAR procurement


A new report calls on the government to replace the Canadian Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) fleet in a timely and objective manner and proposes that a number of made-in-Canada aircraft be considered to fulfill Canada’s search and rescue requirements.

Global nuclear arsenal declines


Over the past twelve months, the world has seen a drop in the number of active nuclear weapons as countries retire aged or obsolete weapons. China, France, India, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States possess in total approximately 19,000 nuclear weapons.