Tech Talkers

Tech Talkers

As the brigade in Latvia takes shape, a liaison cell will help with how new equipment is fielded. by Chris Thatcher   When Operation Athena transitioned from Kabul to Kandahar province in late 2005, and more heavy equipment began arriving in theatre to support...
The Project Convergence Effect

The Project Convergence Effect

by Chris Thatcher   As this edition was going into production, approximately 80 people from various organizations across the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) were departing for California and the U.S. Army’s National...
Human Interoperability

Human Interoperability

by Anthony Seaboyer, Mike Rostek, Nancy Teeple, Ali Dizboni, and Yazan Qasrawi   Military strategy increasingly relies on multinational alliances and coalitions to broaden capabilities, increase legitimacy, and deter conflict. Multinational interoperability is...
Wargaming the information environment

Wargaming the information environment

by Sean W. Havel   In July of 1870, in the spa town of Bad Ems, a polite conversation between a Prussian King and a French diplomat took place over the candidacy of a Hohenzollern prince to the Spanish throne. The two departed on good terms, despite the King’s...
What happens when you turn drones over to troops?

What happens when you turn drones over to troops?

by Ian Coutts   Sometimes you have an idea that is so good even you are surprised. When Jack Collier showed up at this year’s Exercise Maple Resolve in Wainwright in May, with a batch of Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS), he anticipated that members of 1st Battalion,...