The C79: A sight for Army eyes

The C79: A sight for Army eyes

by Ken Pole   The odds are that, regardless of your rank in the Army, you have literally had your fingertips on something that made you a more effective warrior. That’s the C79 optical sight, a key piece of kit designed, developed and manufactured by Raytheon...

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Arctic vehicle on track for RFP by 2026

Arctic vehicle on track for RFP by 2026

by Ian Coutts   When Canadian Army Today last checked in on the Domestic Arctic Mobility Enhancement (DAME) project in 2021, we likened it to a muskox. That implacable Arctic beast that, whatever the conditions, keeps plodding forward seemed a good stand-in for a...

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Training for the fight

Training for the fight

by Chris Thatcher   Wainwright still looked like Wainwright, albeit with the conspicuous haze and smell of smoke from distant wildfires burning elsewhere in the province. But for the participants of Exercise Maple Resolve, the sprawling training area in eastern...

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Blackjack cleared for takeoff to Latvia

Blackjack cleared for takeoff to Latvia

by Ian Coutts   Latvia if necessary but not necessarily Latvia. That, to borrow from William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada’s famously waffling prime minister, is the situation that 129 Battery, home of the Army’s CU -172 uncrewed aerial system (UAS), finds itself...

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