More than just a truck

More than just a truck

By Allan Joyner   It might be the last and one of the least glamorous in a steady line of vehicle projects that have delivered logistics and combat trucks to the Canadian Army over the past five years, but the Light Utility Vehicle (LUV) project has the attention...
Bridging a gap

Bridging a gap

by Richard Bray   Tomorrow’s Canadian Army will get to the mission faster and safer, moving over a new generation of bridge and gap crossing equipment. At the Directorate of Land Requirements, Major François Langis has been working on the Bridge and Gap Crossing...
Stimulus policy

Stimulus policy

by Chris Thatcher   Like the proverbial iceberg, most of what you see at the Directorate of Land Requirements (DLR) is happening below the surface. The periodic requests for information and letters of interest issued to the defence industry on its behalf by...
The trials of Prototype J

The trials of Prototype J

by Chris Thatcher   “Contact!” The shout comes from a soldier in the lead section of a platoon conducting an attack through the scrub, sand and small trees of Canadian Forces Base Petawawa. Behind him, soldiers quickly drop to a knee or lie prone, their weapons...