Follow the process

Follow the process

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   Sorry, there are no secrets to fast-tracking the process of Canadian Army equipment procurement. After almost four years as Director of Land Requirements (DLR), one of longest serving in...

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LGen Paul new Army commander

LGen Paul new Army commander

LGen Jocelyn (Joe) Paul has assumed command of the Canadian Army following a ceremony on June 16 at the Cartier Square Drill Hall in Ottawa. Paul took over from MGen Michel-Henri St-Louis, who had served as acting commander and is set to become the commander of the...

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A Question of Culture

A Question of Culture

Photo: Wyatt Brooks La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Lisa Gordon     In the wake of a turbulent year characterized by multiple sexual misconduct allegations, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is responding by...

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A greener footprint

A greener footprint

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Ian Coutts   Thanks to the Canadian Army, life should be a little easier for the prairie skink. Although this small, striped lizard is mostly found in the United States, in a band that...

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Technology Nexus

Technology Nexus

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. To digitally transform, the Army will need to adapt new commercial capabilities. Many are already converging on the battlespace. by Chris Thatcher   Remember those PowerPoint slides of 20...

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Bidding opens on logistics trucks

Bidding opens on logistics trucks

by Ian Coutts   After a timeline beset by fits and starts, the Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project achieved a key milestone on Dec. 9, with the release of a request for proposals (RFP) to industry.  Originally scheduled for “late summer 2021,” the...

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The guns of avalanche season

The guns of avalanche season

The flooding and mudslides that closed major highways in British Columbia last November were a powerful demonstration of how quickly Mother Nature can sever critical arteries connecting western ports from the rest of Canada. Each year, the Canadian Army plays a small...

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Digitally Armed

Digitally Armed

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Chris Thatcher   In another era, before the smartphone, there were Communications and Information Systems (CIS). That begat C2 IS, recognition that Command and Control were what...

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