New commander: LGen Lanthier assumes Army command from LGen Wynnyk

“There has been no greater privilege or honour for me than to serve as you commander.” With those final words, LGen Paul Wynnyk transferred command of the Canadian Army to LGen Jean-Marc Lanthier during a ceremony on Parliament Hill July 16. Despite the hot, humid...

New vision for night vision

By Allan Joyner   We own the night. It’s a mantra of many Western militaries and certainly one to which the Canadian Army subscribes. But as the technology associated with night vision systems improves, the Army’s edge might be slipping. Investment has not kept pace...

Airspace deconfliction

By Ian Coutts   “There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield.” The words are Alfred M. Gray’s. The former commandant of the United States Marine Corps, Gray was speaking metaphorically (the next words in the quote are, “Battlefields are lonely places”). In fact,...