Category Archives: Military Logistics

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

A few years back the Government of Canada introduced the role of Chief Technology Officer or CTO, which ultimately resulted in the formation of Shared Services Canada. Since that time progress has been made on the elimination of redundancy and … Continue reading

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First Ever Commercial Resupply Mission to the International Space Station

At 8:35 p.m. EDT on Sunday evening, the Space Exploration Corporation (SpaceX) launched its Dragon spacecraft on the first ever commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch itself relied on tried and true methods. The Dragon … Continue reading

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Report on Military Logistics Summit 2010

This was one of the few Washington DC events I have attended that fully lived up to its advanced publicity. The attendees, most of whom I found to be from their company’s upper leadership were treated to quite unique insights … Continue reading

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IDGA Announces Military Logistics Summit 2010

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announces its eighth annual Military Logistics Summit scheduled for September 13-16, 2010 in Vienna, VA. IDGA’s Military Logistics Summit 2010 will present updated DoD mission priorities and cutting edge information to support … Continue reading

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The Trailing Edge Technology Business Model

A paradigm shift is required for the acquisition and product support of COTS configured weapon systems. Over the last several years there has been a marked increase in the use of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components in configuring new weapon systems. This … Continue reading

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