Fall 2022

Fall 2022

This Issue JADC2: A Canadian approach? Digitally aided fire support 21 EW: Building a profile CMERT force protection Commemorating the Rangers’ 75th Got what it takes for CJIRU? Wargaming the info environment Where’s the capability gap?

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Into the Fight

Into the Fight

by Chris Thatcher   Training soldiers for future combat comes with distinct pressures; training soldiers knowing they will be in the fury of a life-and-death fight within days of completing your course is something else altogether.  Yet that’s the dynamic...

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Would you like that in CADPAT or CADPAT?

Would you like that in CADPAT or CADPAT?

Pants a little faded? Shirt too tight? Boots showing their age? Soon you’ll be able to order replacements online and have them delivered to your door. In mid-October, the government awarded Logistik Unicorp a 20-year contract to provide the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)...

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Coming soon to a holster near you

Coming soon to a holster near you

by Ken Pole   Well, not really, because the new semi-automatic Sig Sauer P320s finally chosen as replacement for the Canadian Armed Forces’ legacy Browning Hi-Powers come with their own holsters. Defence Minister Anita Anand confirmed that a US$3.2-million...

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Rapid military bridge evaluation software

Rapid military bridge evaluation software

by Andrew J. MacDonald and R. Gordon Wight   For modern mechanized militaries, mobility is critical. In Field Manual 3-90.2 The Tank and Mechanized Infantry Battalion Task Force, nearly a fifth of the pages of the main body of this document mention the word...

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Hundreds of Army Reservists converge on Meaford

Hundreds of Army Reservists converge on Meaford

By Lt(N) Andrew McLaughlin   Hundreds of Canadian Army Reserve soldiers from across Ontario and beyond participated in simultaneous infantry and artillery exercises at 4th Canadian Division Training Centre (4 CDTC) in Meaford from August 20-27. The expansive...

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Countering the drones

Countering the drones

What’s the best way to detect and defeat mini and micro drones? In September 2019, the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program hosted a sandbox challenge in Suffield, Alberta, to help answer that. They selected a dozen companies – Canadian and...

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