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...
A second serving for the Army’s mobile kitchens

A second serving for the Army’s mobile kitchens

by Major Noel MacKey   The old Napoleonic adage that “an army travels on its stomach” is perhaps the most basic military principle that militaries have succeed and failed to satisfy throughout the history of armed conflict. The importance of field fresh rations...
The road to new logistics trucks

The road to new logistics trucks

by Ian Coutts   “It’s déjà vu all over again.” That famed phrase attributed to Yogi Berra probably sums up the thoughts of anyone who has been following the Army’s continuing efforts to find replacements for its fleet of light and heavy logistics vehicles....