Seeking new sources of water

Seeking new sources of water

by Major Don Parker   Potable water is essential to maintain life and conduct Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operations anywhere in the world, but local sources cannot always be trusted. The CAF consumes potable water from two primary sources: a large Reverse...
Powering up the next gen of generators

Powering up the next gen of generators

If ever there was a project that proved no defence acquisition is ever as straightforward as it seems, perhaps it is Tactical Power Systems (TPS). The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) inventory of tactical generators includes 50 different types, some 3,000 in all under 60...
DEW, Supacat team for SOF fighting vehicle

DEW, Supacat team for SOF fighting vehicle

by Greg Burton   In July 2019, National Defence announced the intention to procure approximately 55 to 75 Next Generation Fighting Vehicles (NGFV) to replace the existing High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) used by the Canadian Special Operations...
Browning Hi-Power to meet its replacement

Browning Hi-Power to meet its replacement

Handgun manufactures could have a request for proposals (RFP) to mull over in the early New Year. The Department of National Defence intends to move forward with a project to finally replace the nine-millimetre Browning Hi-Power semi-automatic pistol worn by Canadian...