Canadian troops will be wearing new uniforms over the coming months as the military tests a different pattern to replace its iconic camouflage worn by soldiers in Afghanistan and other war zones.

Known as “Prototype J” the new, predominately brown, camouflage is being examined as a replacement for both the current arid (tan) and temperate woodland (green) camouflage.

Some 600 soldiers at the military base in Petawawa, Ont., will receive the new uniforms, but that could eventually be expanded to around 1,000 personnel. Read More