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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 28, 2014

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Attacks on CF in Canada

Internal Security

Big Honkin’ Ships

Other

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 21, 2014

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Saint-Jean Attack

#CANvsISIL

Ebola

Way Up North

Other

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – September 23, 2014

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23 September 14 at 19:51

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – September 19, 2014

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MILNEWS.ca What’s Canada Buying? – September 11, 2014

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11 September 14 at 8:00

MILNEWS.ca What’s Canada Buying? – September 4, 2014

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  • “Federal government looks for new military purchase chief after Tom Ring retires – A seasoned public servant who helped reshape the Harper government’s tattered military procurement strategy has announced his retirement at Public Works. An internal memo …. announced Tom Ring’s departure as of the end of the year, and the federal government posted his job (last week) online ….” 
  • From the Info-machine  “Harper Government’s Shipbuilding Strategy Hits Another Milestone”
  • “Kitchener company Colt Canada to design military rifles for Canadian Rangers — After decades of service, the military’s last Lee-Enfield rifles are finally getting close to retirement. Colt Canada of Kitchener has been picked to design modern rifles to replace the vintage firearms used by the Canadian Rangers ….”   More from Canada’s public tender site here, from Colt’s MERX bid here and some specs via bid documents (32 page PDF) here.
  • The latest on the “Naval Remote Weapon Station” (NRWS) project?  This from PWGSC via email:  ” …. the NRWS project was recently granted DND Project Approval Implementation status and has since received project funding. In order to progress the requirement to the potential Request For Proposal (RFP) stage, we’re planning a possible second Letter of Interest with an Industry Day event for the Fall of 2014. This Letter of Interest process would focus on releasing draft procurement documentation for the purposes of soliciting Industry feedback prior to formalizing an official RFP ….”
  • F-35 Tug o’ War  Commentary   “Working Towards F-22s for the Canadian Air Force”
  • Way Up North  Wanted:  Lumber headed to CFS Alert
  • Wanted:  Poochie cams  “DND has a requirement for a Canine Mounted Integrated Vest and Camera System for use in training and operations. The system includes custom-fitted vests to carry the camera system, and remote receivers held by the handlers to receive and  display the video feed from the camera system ….”

 

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4 September 14 at 5:00

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – August 10, 2014

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10 August 14 at 12:00

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