NAC Papers – Backgrounders

NAC Papers – Backgrounders

This collection of papers, documents and presentations below has been prepared, in some cases by NAC members, for use in providing background information to educate Canadians as to why Canada needs a Navy.

Defence Policy Review 2016 (DPR) – Background Reading Material

NAC Documents/Papers/Presentations and Supporting Material

Oct 00/ Why Canada Needs a Navy by Peter Hayden

Jun 13/ Deal of the Century by Dr. Paul Mitchell

Jan 15/ Procuring the Canadian Surface Combatant -“ Let Us not Forget the Statement of Operational Requirement by Daniel Sing

janv 15/ Approvisionnement de Navire de combat canadien – Il ne faut pas oublier l’Énoncé du besoin opérationnel par Daniel Sing

Jan 15/ Procuring the Canadian Surface Combatant -€“ Maintaining Military Independence by Daniel Sing

janv 15/ Approvisionnement du Navire de combat canadien – Maintenir l’autonomie militaire par Daniel Sing

10 Jan 16/ NAC Key Messages/ as per NAC News – Issue 134

27 Apr 16/ NAC Input to Defence Policy Review Consultation/ Vancouver/ King Wan/ as per NAC News – Issue 148

Spring 16/ What Makes a Maritime Nation? by Richard Archer, as found at pages 10 to 13 of Volume XII, No. 73, Spring 2016 edition of Starshell

05 Jun 16/ Canadian Naval Review (CNR) Special Edition/ as per NAC News – Issue 153

23 Aug 16/ NAC Input to Defence Policy Review Consultation/ Alberta/ John Dugan/ as per NAC News – Issue 164

19 Sep 16/ NAC Input to Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence/ Ottawa/ VAdm (Ret’d) Robertson Opening Remarks / as per NAC News – Issue 169

10 Oct 16/ NAC Supplemental Input to Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence/ as per NAC News – Issue 172

18 Oct 16/ NAC Input to House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence/ VAdm (Ret’d) Robertson Opening Remarks/ as per NAC News – Issue 173

18 Oct 16/ NAC Input to House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence/ Cmdre (Ret’d) Sing Paper/ as per NAC News – Issue 173

24 Oct 16/ NAC Supplemental Input to House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence/ as per NAC News – Issue 174

06 Jun 17/ On Maritime Threats to Canada by Daniel Sing

19 Sep 17/The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea/Jeff Gilmour

Sep 20/ Is Strategic Thinking Still Alive in the West/ Jeff Gilmour

12 Jan 21/ CSC: The Single Class Combatant Solution – Operationally focused, value conscious, and technology-enabled” – virtual PPT presentation/ Capt(N) Christopher Nucci, Director Naval Strategy

22 Feb 21 / Shipping for Resource Projects in Canada’s High Arctic in the 1980s / Jeff Gilmour

Apr 21 / NLOC Speakers Series – The RCN Globally Deployed PPT virtual presentation/ RAdm Brian Santarpia

6 Aug. 2021 / NORAD: Renewal of the North Warning System by Canada – or Not? / Jeff Gilmour