BYOB: Bring your own boots

BYOB: Bring your own boots

by Ian Couts   “Boot-boots-boots-boots movin’ up an’ down again” The British poet Rudyard Kipling certainly nailed one of the central aspects of military life in that particular ballad. Even today, when troops are carried into action on helicopters and in LAVs,...
New vision for night vision

New vision for night vision

By Allan Joyner   We own the night. It’s a mantra of many Western militaries and certainly one to which the Canadian Army subscribes. But as the technology associated with night vision systems improves, the Army’s edge might be slipping. Investment has not kept pace...