Future network concept

Future network concept

For an organization that normally looks 10 to 15 years into the future, conceptualizing the Army’s near-term tactical network architecture is a bit of a departure for the Canadian Army Land Warfare Centre (CALWC). Digital transformation, however, is at the heart of...
Follow the process

Follow the process

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   Sorry, there are no secrets to fast-tracking the process of Canadian Army equipment procurement. After almost four years as Director of Land Requirements (DLR), one of longest serving in...
Technology Nexus

Technology Nexus

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. To digitally transform, the Army will need to adapt new commercial capabilities. Many are already converging on the battlespace. by Chris Thatcher   Remember those PowerPoint slides of 20...
Digitally Armed

Digitally Armed

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Chris Thatcher   In another era, before the smartphone, there were Communications and Information Systems (CIS). That begat C2 IS, recognition that Command and Control were what...
Can you print that?

Can you print that?

by Canadian Army Today staff   Last September, two 3D polymer printers were among the equipment airlifted into Latvia for rotation 20-02 of Operation Reassurance. Army units have been experimenting with additive manufacturing (AM) since at least 2014, but the...
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...