Medium range radar: A portable, powerful addition

by Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs   Recent military operations in places like Iraq and Afghanistan have shown that smaller – even improvised – weapons are both difficult to detect and deadly. The Canadian Army (CA) is adopting a high-tech solution to those...

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Events, injects and other predicaments

by Chris Thatcher   Artillery gunners pride themselves on timing and accuracy. So when a round misses its intended target, it can quickly become a nightmare. For Captain Valérie Harvey, it resulted in one of her more challenging days. Within seconds after the round...

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Spring 2018, Issue 2

This issue: Reserve Roadmap The art of acquiring science High Arctic Survival Hybrid warfare battle lab LAV alternatives Migration du RPSAO

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Training in transition

Among the many directives in the government’s new defence policy is a mandate for the Canadian Armed Forces to be able to concurrently conduct up to nine distinct operations around the world. It also seeks to expand the capability and capacity of the Reserve Force,...

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Signallers: Mission Critical

Few trades in the Canadian Armed Forces are changing as rapidly as signals officers or are in such high demand. Warrant Officer Sara Anvari, a Reservist attached to 33 Signals Regiment in Ottawa, spoke with Canadian Army Today about the challenges of the trade and how...

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Integrated Soldier System: A game changer with surprises

by Chris Thatcher   When General Jonathan Vance addressed the Conference of Defence Associations in late February, he framed his remarks in the context of the government’s new defence policy, highlighting current operations, new doctrine on child soldiers, changes to...

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