Back to Bold Quest

Back to Bold Quest

by Chris Thatcher   On the calendar of joint fires and sensor-to-shooter capability demonstrations, Bold Quest is a key event. But when around 600 participants gathered last October, most of the 200 international attendees were virtual observers, watching online...
Arctic mobility makes tracks

Arctic mobility makes tracks

by Ian Coutts   Call it the musk-ox of Canadian defence procurements. As other needed projects see costs balloon or timelines stretch out before them, the Army’s Domestic Arctic Mobility Enhancement (DAME) project, the search for a new vehicle suitable for use in...
Spine Untapped: The Army’s digital backbone

Spine Untapped: The Army’s digital backbone

by Chris Thatcher   Of all the projects queuing up in the procurement pipeline, none could have a greater impact on the Army’s operational digital transformation efforts than Land C4ISR. Sometimes called the digital spine, the program of six individual projects...
Big Wrecker

Big Wrecker

by Ken Pole   Whether helping with civil disaster management at home or overseas on a combat mission, the Canadian Army has a daunting challenge when it comes to recovering damaged vehicles, despite having about 130 platforms designed specifically for the role....
Urban Ops on Trial

Urban Ops on Trial

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   by Allan Joyner   For four days in mid-March, a section of soldiers from Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, navigated through a village in the training area of...