Diversity through experience

Diversity through experience

by Second Lieutenant Ahmed Elkar and Captain Michael Gray   In the fall of 2020, the commanding officer of the Princess Louise Fusiliers (PLF), Lieutenant-Colonel Barry Pitcher, launched a new initiative to help soldiers understand societal diversity in the...

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Canadian gunners serve as Queen’s guard

Canadian gunners serve as Queen’s guard

By Ian Coutts   Surreal. That’s the word that Major Michael Crosier reaches for to describe the feeling of marching into the grounds of Buckingham Palace for the very first time on Oct. 4 at the head of a contingent from The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery...

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Arctic mobility makes tracks

Arctic mobility makes tracks

by Ian Coutts   Call it the musk-ox of Canadian defence procurements. As other needed projects see costs balloon or timelines stretch out before them, the Army’s Domestic Arctic Mobility Enhancement (DAME) project, the search for a new vehicle suitable for use in...

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Spine Untapped: The Army’s digital backbone

Spine Untapped: The Army’s digital backbone

by Chris Thatcher   Of all the projects queuing up in the procurement pipeline, none could have a greater impact on the Army’s operational digital transformation efforts than Land C4ISR. Sometimes called the digital spine, the program of six individual projects...

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Big Wrecker

Big Wrecker

by Ken Pole   Whether helping with civil disaster management at home or overseas on a combat mission, the Canadian Army has a daunting challenge when it comes to recovering damaged vehicles, despite having about 130 platforms designed specifically for the role....

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Urban Ops on Trial

Urban Ops on Trial

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   by Allan Joyner   For four days in mid-March, a section of soldiers from Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, navigated through a village in the training area of...

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