Diversity strengthens Op Unifier task force

Diversity strengthens Op Unifier task force

Diversity in the ranks matters. Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre reiterated that point when he revised and reissued his command philosophy as the commander of the Army at the time in early February. “I consider diversity to be a force multiplier that better enables us to...
First ACSV roll-out

First ACSV roll-out

The first variant of the Canadian Army’s new Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (ACSV) rolled off the production line at General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in London, Ont., in late December. “Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV) have protected Canada’s soldiers on missions...
Pistols on target for fall contract award

Pistols on target for fall contract award

The quest to replace the Browning Hi-Power, the Army’s almost 60-year-old 9mm semi-automatic pistol, is through the draft request for proposals (RFP) stage.  Public Services and Procurement Canada released a draft RFP on Feb. 26, 2021, and should have the final...
A Mercedes Zetros for Army logistics?

A Mercedes Zetros for Army logistics?

In advance of the release of a request for proposals this summer, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has announced a partnership with Mercedes-Benz and Marshall Canada to bid for the Army’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project. The trio of well-established...