There's a Captain having a very, very bad day. Their oversize container ship has accidentally pivoted and completely blocked the Suez canal.
Realtime position of the ship: EVER GIVEN Current position (Container Ship, IMO 9811000) - VesselFinder
DND has set up a website to permit Canadians with relatives who died in Canadian service with no known grave to register and help them in their casualty identification efforts when remains are found...
A Google security researcher has released a detailed explanation of a flaw he discovered and reported (since patched), which could give an attacker access and control of an iOS device, without the user having to click on anything...
Famed British bodybuilder David Prowse, who wore the cloak, helmet and mask of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy died on November 28th at the age of 85.
The Royal Regiment is lessened by the loss of an articulate, intelligent and capable officer.
Former Prime Minister John Turner died yesterday at age 91. No details are available about his cause of death, nor plans for his funeral.
From the Wavell Room - a discussion on education, training and development. How do we select and develop leaders, and what behaviours do we (and should we) reinforce?
Is the British military too fat to think?
In the "Who said the Cold War is over" department, a European source is reporting that a French senior officer posted to a NATO base in Italy was arrested several days ago for allegedly sending secret documents to the Russian secret service.
Full article (in French)...
James Joyner writes about the historical and current tensions between the academy and the field for the military. How should a military balance muddy boots vs dusty books?
More views of the #fire burning now on board US #Navy amphibious ship USS #BONHOMME RICHARD LHD6 at 32nd Street Naval Station in San Diego. Reports so far indicate 3 sailors, 1 SDFD fireman injured. At the moment the fire seems to be growing
Global and the G&M are reporting a ransomware attack against the Canadian Defence Academy, parent formation to RMC, CMR, CFC and the Osside institute.
On the Toxicity of the ‘Warrior’ Ethos
by Ryan Noordally
Do you remember how successful Zack Snyder’s 2006 film, 300, was? It enjoyed a popular, if not cult, following amongst military personnel. Its popularity generated widespread use of the film’s iconography and ‘Spartan’ became a brand...
Three Ottawa police officers are facing charges for allegedly sharing information and taking kickbacks from a towing company, following an RCMP investigation.
One of the three is a former CAF member - a picture (in the article below) shows him with GCS-SWA with two bars, GCS-EXP, CPSM...
Alberta's provincial pension fund lost over $3B this year due to a failed bet on market volatility.
Of interest: AIMCo has underperformed OMERS (Ontario's municipal pension plan) by over...