Technology Nexus

Technology Nexus

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 years ago with all the lightning bolts connecting troops of soldiers to...
Bidding opens on logistics trucks

Bidding opens on logistics trucks

by Ian Coutts   After a timeline beset by fits and starts, the Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project achieved a key milestone on Dec. 9, with the release of a request for proposals (RFP) to industry.  Originally scheduled for “late summer 2021,” the...
The guns of avalanche season

The guns of avalanche season

The flooding and mudslides that closed major highways in British Columbia last November were a powerful demonstration of how quickly Mother Nature can sever critical arteries connecting western ports from the rest of Canada. Each year, the Canadian Army plays a small...
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...
Artillery, EW added to Latvia battle group

Artillery, EW added to Latvia battle group

The Canadian-led enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group in Latvia has expanded its capability in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February. Since 2017, Canadian Army members have led the multinational force under a Latvian mechanized brigade. The...
Tribunal ruling causes pistol reboot

Tribunal ruling causes pistol reboot

by Ken Pole   Army personnel who have been waiting for their vintage nine-millimetre Browning Hi-Power semi-automatic pistols to be replaced will have to wait a while longer. This is even though Hi-Power parts are no longer available – production of the 1930s...