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Facing West: Russian Forces Facing NATO in the Baltics PART I: Russian Ground/Land Forces

31 August 2016 – Ottawa, CA by Rob O’Gorman, CD As mentioned in an earlier article, the Russian forces facing the Baltic States (incl those NATO forces deployed) are considerable.  Russian ground forces in the immediate region operate largely within the Western Military District/Joint Strategic Command (MD/JSC).  Unique to this MD/JSC is the Kaliningrad Special…


The ‘Best For The Best’ – Reflections On The Canadian Army’s Initial NATO Deployment to Latvia

16 July 2016 – Ottawa, CA by Rob O’Gorman What nature of ground force should Canada deploy to Latvia?  Though publicly available numbers differ, it will likely be a reinforced Army infantry battalion (ie. Battle-Group) of approximately 1,000 personnel.[1]  Though the mission of this organization will likely be multi-faceted, its primary role would be to…


Tackling the Technical – a high tech approach to widespread counterinsurgency

12 October 2015 – Espoo, Finland by Timo Mustonen Canada’s military seems to have awaken to the possibilities conducting cyber warfare through equipment hacking. They seek to hire a hacker to find vulnerabilities and develop and demonstrate attacks on the vehicle. This should not come as a major surprise. In the 2015 BlackHat conference, Dr….

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