Battery operated

Battery operated

by Canadian Army Today Staff   When Exercise Soaring Goose launched from the Blissville airstrip in the Gagetown range on July 20, it marked the first training event for 129 Battery as a dedicated small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) unit. Since the CU172...

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Combat Support Experiment

Combat Support Experiment

by Chris Thatcher   Need reconnaissance imagery from a small surveillance drone? Electronic jamming? Air space coordination? Specialized engineering such as combat divers? How you request those, and other effects generated by the Army’s enablers, is about to...

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Collaborative app

Collaborative app

Upgraded software is planned for the Integrated Soldier System. A Canadian company is positioning to be its centre of excellence.     Arriving on the scene of an active shooter is one of the more perilous situations a police officer can face. Critical...

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Boosting Signals Strength

Boosting Signals Strength

by Chris Thatcher   Call it a paradox of digital transformation. At a time when the Canadian Army seeks to digitize enterprise and operational practices, network sensors, shooters and command nodes to a unified digital backbone, and stream vast arrays of data to...

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Test, break, repeat

Test, break, repeat

by Ian Coutts   There is ready. And then there’s ready. Back in May 2021, General Dynamics Land Systems Canada posted a video on YouTube featuring its new Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (ACSV). Anyone watching their presentation, a glitzy affair with lights and...

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SkyHawks plan for return to the air

SkyHawks plan for return to the air

by Ian Coutts   They’re a fixture of the Canadian summer, like the cry of a loon or the sizzle of a barbecue. Corkscrewing through the air, almost like slowly falling leaves, trailing colourful smoke or maple leaf flags. Since 1971, more than 75 million people...

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Modernizing for future conflict

Modernizing for future conflict

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Major-General C.J.J. Mialkowski   Technological advancement, climate change, and the spread of information are rapidly changing the face of human conflict and competition as we know it....

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A call for a digital insurgency

A call for a digital insurgency

by Caleb Walker   You should start an insurgency in the Canadian Army! I know, it sounds controversial, but remember, there are many reasons to build an insurgency. The goal of insurgencies commonly falls into one of five categories. Four of them are:...

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Combat Ready

Combat Ready

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   The Canadian-led battle group in Latvia has adapted NATO, Canadian and allied doctrine to evolve its standard operating procedures. Exercise Silver Arrow confirmed that and more. by...

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