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...
Countering the explosive threat

Countering the explosive threat

by Allan Joyner   Many of the lessons of Afghanistan were hard learned, none more so than countering the threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The blast of roadside bombs was by far the greatest cause of injuries and fatalities during the conflict. The...