Artillery strikes 150

by Ian Coutts   Starting on April 1, keen-eyed observers of Army uniforms would have noticed something new on the left sleeve of gunners’ CADPAT: a largish square patch, measuring roughly 10x10 cm featuring the distinctive field gun of the Royal Canadian...
MEL and Remotely Operated Platforms

MEL and Remotely Operated Platforms

by Dr. Dominik Pudo, Dr. Jean-François Daigle, Capt Joanne Clifford, Capt Angela Starchuk, MWO Richard Landriault   Since the first demonstration of the laser (an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) in 1960, its applications have...

A second serving for the Army’s mobile kitchens

A second serving for the Army’s mobile kitchens

by Major Noel MacKey   The old Napoleonic adage that “an army travels on its stomach” is perhaps the most basic military principle that militaries have succeed and failed to satisfy throughout the history of armed conflict. The importance of field fresh rations...

The road to new logistics trucks

The road to new logistics trucks

by Ian Coutts   “It’s déjà vu all over again.” That famed phrase attributed to Yogi Berra probably sums up the thoughts of anyone who has been following the Army’s continuing efforts to find replacements for its fleet of light and heavy logistics vehicles....