New strategy for information operations

New strategy for information operations

Canadian soldiers have faced many accusations in Latvia and Ukraine, including polluting the Adazi training area (social media photos of littered garbage were actually from the countryside), raising the cost of housing in downtown Riga by renting all available...

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Air Defence: Reacquiring a vital capability

Air Defence: Reacquiring a vital capability

By Ian Coutts   There is a classic cartoon by Bing Coughlin from the Canadian Army’s old Maple Leaf newspaper featuring Herbie, his archetypal Canadian soldier of the Second World War. In it, Herbie, cowering with his pals in a crude shelter in the midst of a...

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The Leopard changes (some) of its spots

The Leopard changes (some) of its spots

By Allan Joyner With the exception of a short period in the early 2000’s, when General Rick Hillier recommended replacing them with a wheeled gun system, main battle tanks have been seen as a key part of the Army’s combat mix. Some suggested that tanks would be...

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