Ready for Adaptive Dispersed Operations: The Army’s modernization strategy

By Chris Thatcher   “Land power continues to be extremely relevant in the contemporary security environment,” Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre said as he settled into an office chair in late September for a rare in-person, but physically-distanced, interview. The...
Into the breach

Into the breach

by Ian Coutts   When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada in March 2020, it was obvious that the country faced an almost unprecedented emergency. Long-term care homes, housing some of our most vulnerable Canadians – the elderly and permanently disabled – were...

DEW, Supacat team for SOF fighting vehicle

DEW, Supacat team for SOF fighting vehicle

by Greg Burton   In July 2019, National Defence announced the intention to procure approximately 55 to 75 Next Generation Fighting Vehicles (NGFV) to replace the existing High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) used by the Canadian Special Operations...

Browning Hi-Power to meet its replacement

Browning Hi-Power to meet its replacement

Handgun manufactures could have a request for proposals (RFP) to mull over in the early New Year. The Department of National Defence intends to move forward with a project to finally replace the nine-millimetre Browning Hi-Power semi-automatic pistol worn by Canadian...

Lest we forget Canada

Lest we forget Canada

Canadian Armed Forces members on Operation Impact pay their respects and place poppies on the wreaths during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Camp Canada, Ali Al Salem Airbase, Kuwait on November 11, 2019. Photo: Cpl Ryan Moulton

New order aims to “decisively address” hateful conduct

New order aims to “decisively address” hateful conduct

The Army Commander has issued a directive to stamp out racism, discrimination and hateful conduct. In an organization of almost 50,000 Regular and Reserve Force members, Canadian Rangers, and civilian employees, the occurrence of such incidents has been relatively...