Military November 14, 2023 RCAF’s LGen Eric Kenny on the challenging transition to gain operational advantage
The RCAF is striving to gain operational advantage against peer adversaries by modernizing its capabilities and leveraging technology, but it’s limiting some operations during the transition to preserve a force that is still well below establishment.
Military August 10, 2023 Does Boeing have an edge with the P-8A Poseidon as a solution for the CMMA project?
We check in with Boeing and its Canadian “Team Poseidon” partners to analyze the P-8A offering for the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft project, where interchangeability has become a recent recurring theme.
Military January 30, 2023 Flying NATO RQ-4D Phoenix remotely piloted aircraft
With a decision pending on the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft System project, a Canadian team is flying NATO remotely piloted missions across the Atlantic.
Military January 18, 2023 Casualty evacuation: Fine-tuning the RCAF’s CMERT capability
After developing and deploying aeromedical evacuation to Mali, the Canadian Armed Forces is training to make it an enduring capability.
Military December 19, 2022 Canada’s Air Task Force Prestwick on delivering aid in support of Ukraine
The Royal Canadian Air Force’s detachment in Scotland has delivered over 5.6 million pounds of equipment and munitions for Ukraine, and has grown into a hub for supporting multiple operations.
Skies recently sat down with LGen Kenny, the commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, to discuss a variety of topics including acquisition projects, the personnel shortage, and the Air Force 2035 strategy.
Military October 31, 2022 Fighter Task Force enhanced: Canada’s role in NATO’s enhanced air policing mission
With Russia’s war against Ukraine raging nearby, NATO air policing over Romania requires additional “capabilities.”
Military April 5, 2022 Boeing sees the P-8A Poseidon as most capable to replace Canada’s CP-140 Aurora aircraft
When Boeing submits its proposal for the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft project to replace the CP-140 Aurora, it is likely to be the P-8A Poseidon. We take a closer look at the Poseidon’s potential.