Disaster relief: A model Op Lentus

Disaster relief: A model Op Lentus

by Allan Joyner   When the LAVs of Duke’s Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (1 RCR) squeezed up the congested roads in Constance Bay, Ont. on the morning of April 26, the spirits of the local volunteers who had spent days filling sandbags to protect...
Unmanned in demand

Unmanned in demand

Unmanned aircraft have long been catnip for commanders on operations. The persistent feed of sensor data from ISTAR (intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance) platforms has been vital to the success of coalition missions globally. For over a...
The Job I Wanted

The Job I Wanted

by Ken Pole   When Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre officially took command of the Canadian Army on Aug. 20 at a ceremony on Parliament Hill under a cloudless summer sky, he was taking over from Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier, newly-promoted to Vice-Chief of...
Welcome to the jungle

Welcome to the jungle

How a Brazilian exchange officer is helping the Army develop its jungle warfare doctrine and train future specialists. by Ian Coutts   Sometimes it really is a jungle out there. And when it is, the Canadian Army may have to respond.  That isn’t easy. The jungle...