The Politics of Procurement: Military Acquisition in Canada and the Sea King Helicopter

The Politics of Procurement: Military Acquisition in Canada and the Sea King Helicopter

By: Aaron Plamondon (author)Paperback

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This book will appeal to anyone interested in Canadian military history, defence economics, civil-military relations, or the specific issue of the roles of the military and the government in weapons acquisition.

About Author

Aaron Plamondon teaches Canadian and military history at the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University. He is also a National Fellow at the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary.

Contents

Preface Introduction: The Canadian Defence Procurement System 1 Procurement in Canada: A Brief History 2 Early Helicopter Operations: The Exploration of a New Capability 3 The Procurement of the Sea King: Slow but Solid 4 The Sea King in Canada: Time Is the Enemy of Us All 5 The New Shipborne Aircraft Project: A Commitment to Replace the Fleet 6 The Vulnerability of the NSA: Political Parrying 7 The 1993 NSA Cancellation: Money for Nothing 8 The 1994 White Paper and the New Statement of Requirement: The Ghost of Procurements Past 9 The Maritime Helicopter Project: Procuring on Eggshells 10 The Cyclone Decision: Caveat Emptor Conclusion Notes Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817158
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780774817158
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0774817151

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