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...

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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,...

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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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