The Tents Situation

The Tents Situation

by Richard Bray   “One day. It only took one day.” That was all soldiers needed to decide the new Headquarters Shelter System (HQSS) was a worthy replacement for the aging but still capable Tent Expandable Modular System (TEMS) headquarters, said Captain...
What’s next for the Carl G?

What’s next for the Carl G?

by Ken Pole   When the muddy trenches of the First World War led to a stalemate on the Western Front, Britain introduced tanks at the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Germany was slow to respond, managing to deploy only about 20 in the latter stages of the war....
A digital call for fires

A digital call for fires

by Chris Thatcher   When Canadian Army Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) walked away from the ramp check tables at Bold Quest 19 in Finland this spring, the eyes of many envious allies were on them.  In 2017, the Army acquired the first Android-based...
Unmanned in demand

Unmanned in demand

Unmanned aircraft have long been catnip for commanders on operations. The persistent feed of sensor data from ISTAR (intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance) platforms has been vital to the success of coalition missions globally. For over a...