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THE WEDNESDAY REPORT VOLUME 1 [TWRV1] (1987)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 1. (JUNE 10)
COMMENT: A DEFENCE POLICY FOR CANADA (6)  Micheal J. O'Brien (MOB)
Defence White Paper Calls for Wholesale Improvements
MARCOM to Get Ten Nuclear Subs (Chart)
DND to Cooperate in Bid for FAAD LOS
Modernizing the CP-121
Bendix Avelex Wins Osprey Contract
Canadair/Texas Instruments Sentinel Team Formed
Viennese Company Awarded Mortar Contract
Control of Missile Technology Transfer
30th Anniversary of NORAD
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 2. (JUNE 17)
COMMENT: THE DEBATE CONTINUES (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Norway Concerned over Loss of CF-18 Squadrons
On the Move (Appointments and Promotions)
Close Air Defence Weapon RFP Set for Spring/Summer 1988
CADWS Contenders (Chart)
Programme to Aid Outnumbered Fighter Pilots
Honeywell/AT&T Team to Produce Very High Speed Signal Processors
Hughes, MBB, Aerospatiale Join to Bid on Air Defence Programme
AMRAAM under Study for Use on French Fighter
Intel Introduces VHSIC SRAM
North Warning System to be Complete by 1988

TWRV1-ISSUE: 3. (JUNE 24)
COMMENT: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT VERSUS REVITALIZED ARMED FORCES  Micheal J. O'Brien
(6) MOB
New DND Programmes Unlikely Before September
PMO Chart
Delivery of AMRAAM/ASRAAMs for CF-18 Projected for 1995
VHSIC Chip Prices Reduced by Forty-Three Per Cent
Macdonald Dettwiler Delivers First Weather System
FOG-M Orders Awarded to U.S. Company
Litton Canada's Radar Selected for Tracker Update
Two Lockheed P-3C Orions Bought by Royal Norwegian Air Force
Lavi's Second Prototype Completes Successful Air Refuelling Test
Honeywell and Litton Team Up for Inertial Navigation System
Number-Crunching Superminis Announced by Gould Electronics
C3 Contracts Awarded to Harris Corporation
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 4. (JULY 1)
COMMENT: CHOOSING THE RIGHT NUCLEAR SUBMARINE FOR CANADA (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
New Satellite Will Strengthen Canadian Sovereignty
ADATS Missiles Test Fired at White Sands
Competition Heats Up for SRP II Gun Contract
Sale of Automatic Weapons Abroad Prohibited by Criminal Code
CAE Wins Turkish Flight Simulator Contract
North Warning System Test Site Contract Awarded
FAAD-Type Radar from Hughes Cuts Reaction Time of Hawk Missiles
New Multimission Harrier to be Available in Early 1990s
Northrop Wins Gyro Contract for Patriot Missile
Netherlands to Equip Naval Helicopters with Dipping Sonars
Ferranti Introduces New Airborne Computer
Initial Canted Deck Assembly Completed for V-22 Osprey
General Instrument Receives $10 Million Royal Air Force Contract
V-22 Scale Model Completes Flotation and Ditching Tests
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 5. (JULY 8)   FEATURE: CANADIANS SEEK WIN IN $3.5 BILLION U.S. ARMY CONTRACT  Micheal J. O'Brien
(6) MOB
Mulroney Government to Shuffle Cabinet
No Quick Cure for Naval "Rust Out"
Average Age of Major Combatant Vessels, 1987 (Chart)
Company will `Turbinize' 269 Army Helo Trainer
First Phase of NWS Communications Equipment Delivered
Major Portable Power Breakthrough
Fisheries Department Acquires Surveillance Helicopter
Garrett Peripheral Vision System Tested at RAE Farnborough
Lockheed Forms Management Team for LRAACA Programme
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 6. (JULY 15)
FEATURE: PART II - $11.5 BILLION U.S. `SON OF DIVAD' - FAAD
(6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
India to Obtain Nuclear-Powered Submarine
$38 Million ASW Contract to CAE Electronics Ltd.
BAe Moves on German Company
NSA Project Office Completes Evaluation of Proposals
U.S. Bomber Claims New World Records
U.S. to Develop New Tactical Air Reconnaissance System
Harrier Becomes Night Attack Jump-Jet
Saboteurs Hit CFB Lahr
Harris Corp. to Supply Avionics Interface for YF-22 Fighter
New Wideband Video Buffer for High Speed Applications
Air Command Headquarters Named After Billy Bishop
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 7. (JULY 22)
COMMENT: AWAKENING TO THE ARCTIC THREAT (8) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
U.S. May Block Canadian Purchase of Nuclear-Powered Submarines
Pronav Gears Up for Submarine Competition
AMRAAM Tests Record Two Misses in June
Special Feature: Rotary Wing Fleet will Evolve to Support New Canadian Defence Policy
Service Centre Established for IBM Tempest Products
U.S. Navy Awards P-3 Update Contract to Boeing Aerospace
U.S. Air Force Issues Contract for 12 New AC-130 Gunships
New Radome Developed by Israel Aircraft
New Motion Sensing Device for Missiles
Rediffusion Acquires U.S. Training Systems Manufacturer
NRC Creates Artificial Intelligence Committee
Calendar
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 8. (JULY 29)
COMMENT: BY THE FIRESIDE... Micheal J. O'Brien (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
EHI Opens Canadian Offices for NSA Project
Sabotage at Lahr an Inside Job
TRUMP Update: Litton Prepares for Production at Full Blast
Sonar Contract Awarded to Computing Devices
General Electric Awards Contract for Chaff System
Honeywell Team Selected to Lead EIS Development Effort
New Naval Air Defence Weapons System under Study in U.K.
LAV-Mounted 81mm M252 Mortar Delivered to U.S. Marines
Honeywell Wins Naval Ocean Systems Centre Contract
U.S. Navy Awards $29 Million Contract for Enhanced AN/AYK-14 Computer
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 9. (AUG. 5)
COMMENT: A DARK SHADOW (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
DND to Replace Sea King with EH101
Proposed Canadian EH101 Specifications (Chart)
Canadian Patrol Frigate Update: No Contest for Prime Contractor on Second Batch
White Paper Implementation Proceeds According to Plan
McDonnell Douglas Forms Flight Simulation Company
ADATS Radars to be Manufactured in Halifax
Honeywell Wins $4 Million NSA Contract
Lockheed Uses New Technology in Bid for Tactical Fighter Programme
Thorn EMI Wins Two Airborne Radar Contracts
Calendar
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 10. (AUG. 12)
COMMENT: TERRITORIAL AIR DEFENCE (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
APC Conversion has Atlantic Canada up in Arms
French Activity Steps up on Nuclear Submarine Programme
Space-Based Radar Programme Update: Study Contracts to be Awarded this Fall
Leigh Instruments Wins $14.5 Million TRUMP Contract
Grumman to Build Antiarmour Robot
Allied-Signal Aerospace Company Reorganizes
Antiship Sea Skua Missile Achieves 100 Per Cent in Test Firings
Hughes to Produce Night Vision Device for the U.S. Army
DND Unclassifed Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 11. (AUG. 19)
COMMENT: SSN - TO BE OR NOT TO BE? (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Directorate Established for Nuclear Submarine Programme
New LAV Programme will Double Existing Fleet
Heavy Lift Vehicle Programme Update: Funding Increases Expand Planned Acquisitions
Vandals Smash Aerospace Company's Computers
Canadian Entrepreneurs Employ Natives for Sarcee Range Clean-Up
Systemhouse Acquires U.S. Optical Storage Systems Supplier
U.S. Firms Develop New Oxygen Generation System for Fighter Pilots
Martin Marietta Wins Contract for Command-and-Control Testbed
First Production Contract Awarded for M119 Light Gun
LTV's Research Division Receives $1.4 Million Contract Option
Ground Collision Avoidance System is Flight Tested
Briefs
Shadwick Details White Paper to Worldwide ACI Readers

TWRV1-ISSUE: 12. (AUG. 26)
COMMENT: CORRUPTION (6) MOB  Mike O'Brien
Ballistic Missile Proliferation "A Growing Concern"  Micheal J. O'Brien
Ballistic Missile Potential for Non-Major Military Powers (Chart)
CAE Subsidiary Receives NATO Quality Award
DY-4 Systems Announces Executive Appointments
Lockheed Offers Special Mission Pod for Use on C-130 Aircraft
Australian Company Opens Office in Vancouver
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 13. (SEPT 2)
COMMENT: THE FAMILY EXPANDS (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
DND Set to Launch Light Helicopter Project
Progress is Slow in Formation of New Ministry
Col. (Ret'd) David Hampson Gets Honorary Appointment
Fincastle Competition to be Held at CFB Greenwood
New Weapons Control Console from CMC
CAE Wins Italian ATR42 Flight Simulator Contract
B-1B to Fly at Canadian International Air Show
New ILS Software from Ottawa Firm
Bendix Avelex Receives Vendor Excellence Award
Boeing Vertol Company to Change its Name
Calendar
Input

TWRV1-ISSUE: 14. (SEPT 9)
COMMENT: FUNDING THE WHITE PAPER (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Negotiations to Begin for Canada/France Antiarmour MOU
B-1B Bomber Makes First Aerial Demonstration in Canada
Update - Senate Defence Committee
Boeing Wins Navy Drone Contract
U.S. Report Outlines Steps for Protection of Semiconductor Industry
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 15. (SEPT 16)
COMMENT: GETTING DARKER (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Meets with Beatty
TCCCS Project Update: RFP Worth Half a Billion Dollars to be Issued Next Year
On the Move (Appointments and Promotions)
U.S. Navy Department Forms Technology Transfer Office
Honeywell Combines Aerospace and Defence Research Organizations
Lockheed Integrates Three Aircraft Divisions
High Density Storage Using Video Tape
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 16. (SEPT 23) PROFILE: A CHAT WITH THE MINISTER (8) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
US Army Colonel Jim Lawson Confirms FAADS Schedule
SSN Party Politics
Soviet Nuclear Subs for India?
Oerlikon Aerospace Opens New Plant Ahead of Schedule
Bishop Leaves AIAC
On the Move (Retirements)
Financial Studies Tabled on DRIE Overspending
Something to Think About
National News in Brief
International News in Brief
Calendar
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 17. (SEPT 30)
COMMENT: A FAMILY OF THREE HELICOPTERS? (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Profile: A Snapshot of the Assistant Deputy Minister, Materiel
Space: Canada's 25th Anniversary
Notes on the AIAC Annual General Meeting
APC Conversion Contract Marking Time
National News in Brief
International News in Brief
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 18. (OCT. 7)
COMMENT: LESSONS FROM THE PERSIAN GULF (8) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Canadair Team Gears Up for CF-18 Systems Engineering Support
Defence Minister Announces Advisory Board Membership
U.S. Criteria May Block Bids by Foreign-Owned Companies
DND Electronic Equipment Procurement (Chart)
DSS Contacts within AMES Directorate (Chart)
National News in Brief
International News in Brief
Announcements (Appointments)
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 19. (OCT. 14)
COMMENT: THE WEEK THAT WAS (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
ADATS Leads in FAAD LOS FH
British Giant Hungry for Canadian Investment Opportunity
Extended Certification for Litton's LTN-92 INS
Business Council Issues Reply to Defence White Paper
National News in Brief
International News in Brief
Calendar
DND Unclassified Contracts (DSS Chart)

TWRV1-ISSUE: 20. (OCT. 21)
COMMENT: FIERCE FAAD LOS BATTLE BREWING (8) MOB  Mike O'Brien
Sava-Stork - New Company to Make ADATS Components
New FAAD NLOS FOG-M Team
Associate Minister Paul Dick Content with Progress
Work on FOLS Awaits Canada/U.S. Agreement
Bushmaster Gun on all FAAD LOS FH Systems
Calendar
Letters: The Plain Plessey Facts

TWRV1-ISSUE: 21. (OCT. 28)
COMMENT: WHERE'S THE PLAN? (8) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Apache - U.S. Army's Airborne Land Battle System
Trafalgar-Class SSN Makes Sales Call to Halifax
U.K. Nimrod Takes Fincastle Trophy
National News in Brief
International News in Brief
Announcements (Appointments)
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 22. (NOV. 4)
COMMENT: THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA (6) MOB  Mike O'Brien
Defence Industrial Research Programme to be Resurrected
First Production ADATS FLIR Delivered
Popular Concerns Re-Route Cruise Missile Test Flight Path
Soviets Probe New North Warning System
Recent Senior Naval Appointments
New Colonel Commandant of the Security Branch Appointed
New ECM for CF-18
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 23. (NOV. 11)
COMMENT: FAAD LOS - PREDICTING THE WINNER (6) MOB  Mike O'Brien
DND Suspends Deliveries of CF-18s
Soviets Increasing Long-Range Bomber Capability
DY-4 Wins Australian Navy Submarine Contract
Collins/Canadian Marconi Team Chosen for MMLSA Contract
Litton Canada Awarded $6 Million Australian ELATS Contract
Announcements
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 24. (NOV. 18)
COMMENT: CONFERENCE CONTROVERSIES (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Status Report on CASAP SSN
Defence Industrial Preparedness TF Forms Directorate
Canadian President for EHI (Canada)
New President Appointed to SNA (Canada) Inc.
Calendar

TWRV1-ISSUE: 25. (NOV. 25)
COMMENT: BEATTY'S RIGHT! (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Canadian Defence Budget - Past 10 & Next 15 Years (Chart)
U.S. Naval Attache Steals the Show at the Defence Conference
Announcements
Calendar
Letters

TWRV1-ISSUE: 26. (DEC. 2)
COMMENT: NORTH AMERICAN WINNERS (10) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
French Nuclear Sub Packs Them In
DSS Conference Outlines Future Maritime Procurement
Forum: Industrial Offsets - Does the System Work?
Delivery of CF-18s Resumed
Hawker Siddeley Receives $7.6 Million Jet Engine Parts Order
New: Advanced Industrial Materials Forum
U.S. Navy Orders BAe Transducers for New Sonar System
Canadian Marconi Wins Two U.S. Contracts
Canadair Wins $410 Million Contract for CL-289 Drones
Take-Over! - Plessey on the Movey
The Lobbyists
Hard Times for U.S. Aerospace Industry
DND Briefs
EH101 `Arrives' in Toronto
Rolls-Royce Appoints New Chairman in Canada
UK's First Automated Bloodhound Missile Control Room
Alarm Gets Nod for Continued Development
Ferranti Wins Helmet Pointing System Contract
NRC Opens Industrial Technology Institute in Winnipeg

TWRV1-ISSUE: 27. (DEC. 9)
COMMENT: SPEAK UP! (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Canadian Astronautics Wins R & D Grant from Ontario
Canadian Shipbuilding Talks MCMVs with Defence Minister
Alberta Company Wins NWS Operations & Maintenance Contract
DND Employee Puts the Boot In
U.S. Navy Accepts First Grumman 14-A (Plus) Tomcat
Nominations Sought for the Manning Awards
CAE Awarded CF-18 Test Facility Contract
Bendix to Develop Standard Clock for Aircraft
Pratt & Whitney Expand Mississauga Facility
New High Commissioner for Australia
Thorn EMI Wins Radar Track Extractor Order

TWRV1-ISSUE: 28. (DEC. 16)
COMMENT: THE WORD IS "GO" (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
New U.S. Bill Stirs Protectionism in Defence Procurement
Admirals' Medal Awarded to Bras d'Or Designer
Algonquin's Captain Fined and Reprimanded for Poaching
Devtek Reorganizes into Two Divisions
VSEL Forms Canadian Company to Offer Nuclear Submarine
Rexdale Company Receives DIPP Grant
Letters
Field Aviation Acquires Navair Limited
New British High Commissioner Arrives in Canada
International News in Brief

TWRV1-ISSUE: 29. (DEC. 23)
COMMENT: QUEBEC VS CANADA (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
DND Awards $2.7 Billion SRP II Contract
New U.S. Protectionist Legislation "Nothing to Panic About"
Leigh Instruments to Purchase Micronav
Four Companies Receive DIPP Funding
Spar Wins Power Module Order for Blackhawk Helicopters
International News in Brief

TWRV1-ISSUE: 30. (DEC. 30)
COMMENT: OUR REAFFIRMED COMMITMENT (6) MOB  Micheal J. O'Brien
Perrin Beatty Reflects on 1987 and Looks Forward to 1988
DSS Contacts for Marine Projects within AMES Directorate (Chart)