Training Transformation: A new approach to collective and individual training to manage resource constraints

by Chris Thatcher   With the standup of a Canadian-led multinational brigade in Latvia as of 2026, the Army is transforming how it validates brigade leadership and subunits for operations. The large collective training exercises of Unified Resolve, a...
Gaining a green edge

Gaining a green edge

In Camp Sustain, the Army is exploring renewable energy and energy storage to support frontline operations. La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   by Ken Pole It’s a long-established fact that war is a dirty business. So,...

Tech Talkers

Tech Talkers

As the brigade in Latvia takes shape, a liaison cell will help with how new equipment is fielded. by Chris Thatcher   When Operation Athena transitioned from Kabul to Kandahar province in late 2005, and more heavy equipment began arriving in theatre to support...

How Canadian feedback changed the MRZR Alpha

How Canadian feedback changed the MRZR Alpha

by Canadian Army Today Staff   If you voiced an opinion about the Polaris MRZR-D light tactical vehicle that units across the Army have been trialing since 2018, there is a good chance your critique was heard. If it submits a bid for the Army’s Light Forces...

Validation of the light battalion

Validation of the light battalion

by Chris Thatcher   The training area of the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) is nothing new to Canadian light infantry. Units have for years been training alongside American partners in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. As recently as last April, a...

Tactical vehicle on the fast track

Tactical vehicle on the fast track

by Chris Thatcher If you are among the handful of companies considering submitting a proposal for the Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV) project, know this: If you don’t have vehicles in your warehouse ready to be shipped in the next months, put the brakes on your...