Arctic Summer

Arctic Summer

by Lt(N) Andrew McLaughlin   The Grey and Simcoe Foresters (G&SF), an Army Reserve unit headquartered in Barrie, Ontario, recently led a Joint Task Force (JTF) of over 150 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members made up of Army and Air Force assets and personnel....
Into the Fight

Into the Fight

by Chris Thatcher   Training soldiers for future combat comes with distinct pressures; training soldiers knowing they will be in the fury of a life-and-death fight within days of completing your course is something else altogether.  Yet that’s the dynamic...
Adaptive expertise: Op Calumet

Adaptive expertise: Op Calumet

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais. by Tim Dunne     Whether it’s combat operations in Afghanistan, training armed forces in Ukraine, providing a deterrence presence in Latvia, peacekeeping in the Middle East, Africa...
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...
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...
Combat Ready

Combat Ready

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   The Canadian-led battle group in Latvia has adapted NATO, Canadian and allied doctrine to evolve its standard operating procedures. Exercise Silver Arrow confirmed that and more. by...