The Canadian Armed Forces is collapsing not might or could collapse but is collapsing The problems with the navy s marine helicopters that dogged Jean Chretien during his tenure as prime minister are only a sample of the problems facing today s military Besides the three billion dollars needed to replace these essential pieces of hardware, billions will be required over the next few years to replace transport aircraft, navy destroyers, and army logistic vehicles to list just a few ending 2008 is approximately USD15 billion dollars and equipment replacement isn t the military s most pressing problem Even critical is personnel The men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces are being called upon to participate in too many missions, which not only causes fatigue and burn out but is seriously affecting training, particularly for new recruits who do menial tasks at home while the people who should be training them participate in foreign missions Canada Without Armed Forces offers a way out of this morass, with concrete proposals that will allow the Canadian military to regain its stature among ordinary Canadians and on the world stage and will enable our military forces to once again become an effective tool for our foreign policy....
|Title||:||Canada Without Armed Forces? (Queen's Policy Studies Series)|
|Publisher||:||Defence Management Series 1 edition March 24, 2004|
|Number of Pages||:||136 pages|
|File Size||:||865 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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