Adaptive expertise: Op Calumet

by Tim Dunne     Whether it’s combat operations in Afghanistan, training armed forces in Ukraine, providing a deterrence presence in Latvia, peacekeeping in the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, or domestic operations in support of destructive weather...
What’s replacing the C7 assault rifle?

What’s replacing the C7 assault rifle?

by Ken Pole   There’s no gainsaying the history of the Colt Canada C7 rifle in the hands of Canadian Army operators – essentially an evolution of the venerable U.S. Colt M16 that has been used by many NATO allies. But neither is there any question that it has...

Future network concept

Future network concept

For an organization that normally looks 10 to 15 years into the future, conceptualizing the Army’s near-term tactical network architecture is a bit of a departure for the Canadian Army Land Warfare Centre (CALWC). Digital transformation, however, is at the heart of...

Follow the process

Follow the process

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   Sorry, there are no secrets to fast-tracking the process of Canadian Army equipment procurement. After almost four years as Director of Land Requirements (DLR), one of longest serving in...

LGen Paul new Army commander

LGen Paul new Army commander

LGen Jocelyn (Joe) Paul has assumed command of the Canadian Army following a ceremony on June 16 at the Cartier Square Drill Hall in Ottawa. Paul took over from MGen Michel-Henri St-Louis, who had served as acting commander and is set to become the commander of the...

A Question of Culture

A Question of Culture

Photo: Wyatt Brooks La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Lisa Gordon     In the wake of a turbulent year characterized by multiple sexual misconduct allegations, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is responding by...