Arctic Continental Defense: Canada and US Perspectives

RUSI(NS) and the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command (NORAD and NORTHCOM) co-hosted presentations 18 November 2020 addressing the importance of collaboration and relationships for protecting northern and Arctic North America. Lieutenant-Colonel Steve Burke, Director of Operations, Joint Task Force North, spoke on “Op Nanook: Meeting northern challenges with regional collaboration.” Mr Todd ‘Charley’ Davis, Chief, NORAD Campaign & Arctic Branch, J5 Strategy, Policy & Plans, NORAD and USNORTHCOM, spoke on “NORAD and USNORTHCOM perspectives on Arctic Defense and Security.”

A PDF of LCol Burke’s presentation is available here.

A PDF of Mr Davis’ presentation is available here.

RUSI(NS) Staff

Editorial Staff at RUSI (NS). This work is the sole opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or the Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia.