Coming soon to a holster near you

Coming soon to a holster near you

by Ken Pole   Well, not really, because the new semi-automatic Sig Sauer P320s finally chosen as replacement for the Canadian Armed Forces’ legacy Browning Hi-Powers come with their own holsters. Defence Minister Anita Anand confirmed that a US$3.2-million...
What’s replacing the C7 assault rifle?

What’s replacing the C7 assault rifle?

by Ken Pole   There’s no gainsaying the history of the Colt Canada C7 rifle in the hands of Canadian Army operators – essentially an evolution of the venerable U.S. Colt M16 that has been used by many NATO allies. But neither is there any question that it has...
Follow the process

Follow the process

La version française de cet article est disponible après le texte anglais.   Sorry, there are no secrets to fast-tracking the process of Canadian Army equipment procurement. After almost four years as Director of Land Requirements (DLR), one of longest serving in...
Bidding opens on logistics trucks

Bidding opens on logistics trucks

by Ian Coutts   After a timeline beset by fits and starts, the Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project achieved a key milestone on Dec. 9, with the release of a request for proposals (RFP) to industry.  Originally scheduled for “late summer 2021,” the...