Army finalizing new camouflage pattern

Army finalizing new camouflage pattern

When the Soldier Operational Clothing and Equipment Modernization (SOCEM) initiative delivers its first pieces of kit in the coming years, they will come in a new Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT). The new camouflage pattern and colour scheme is under review by the...

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Spring 2020

Spring 2020

THIS ISSUE Interview: LGen Michael Rouleau Op Unifier: Mission shift NOREX: Arctic response Confronting Ariana Feeding JAWS MSVS in Latvia Gimme shelter Fibit challenge

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The Tents Situation

The Tents Situation

by Richard Bray   “One day. It only took one day.” That was all soldiers needed to decide the new Headquarters Shelter System (HQSS) was a worthy replacement for the aging but still capable Tent Expandable Modular System (TEMS) headquarters, said Captain...

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Maple Resolve cancelled

Maple Resolve cancelled

The Canadian Army has cancelled Exercise Maple Resolve. The decision was announced by Army commander Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre in a tweet on March 17. “I have decided to cancel EX MAPLE RESOLVE. While this may impact our higher-level warfighting ability...

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What’s next for the Carl G?

What’s next for the Carl G?

by Ken Pole   When the muddy trenches of the First World War led to a stalemate on the Western Front, Britain introduced tanks at the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Germany was slow to respond, managing to deploy only about 20 in the latter stages of the war....

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A digital call for fires

A digital call for fires

by Chris Thatcher   When Canadian Army Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) walked away from the ramp check tables at Bold Quest 19 in Finland this spring, the eyes of many envious allies were on them.  In 2017, the Army acquired the first Android-based...

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