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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – March 30, 2015

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – March 25, 2015

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – March 20, 2015

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What’s Canada Buying? – March 13, 2015

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  • ANOTHER big-money contract coming (maybe)  “Construction Services, A/B Jetty Recapitalization Project — The A/B Jetty Recapitalization Project is planned to be divided into two (2) or more contracts. Work includes demolition of the existing “A” and “B” Jetties, associated utilities and cranes,  dredging/excavation and disposal of seabed sediments and soils, as well as blasting and rock removal both in the marine environment and on land. New construction includes building the two new Jetties, extending the Utility Corridor and services therein, and other foreshore works. The replacement of the two jetties and their associated infrastructure will be done sequentially …. The cost for this work is in the order of $57,000,000. It is anticipated that the procurement for this work will be initiated in early 2016, and is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed from DND ….”
  • “Minister Fantino Announces Investment in Defence Infrastructure at 17 Wing Winnipeg — 17 Wing Winnipeg receives funding through new federal infrastructure investments ….” – “Highlights of Significant New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Winnipeg”“Feds put $13M into 17 Wing”
  • What’s Canada Hoping to Sell?  “General Dynamics bidding on $10B contract — General Dynamics is gunning for a $10-billion deal to keep the Australian army rolling.  The armed forces Down Under plans to replace its current light-armoured vehicle fleet supplied by General Dynamics Land Systems. If the company lands the contract, some work would be done in London as well as Australia, Doug Wilson-Hodge, manager of corporate affairs at the London plant, said Tuesday.  “This would benefit our London plant,” he said. “We’re working through the mix now as to how much will be done in Canada and how much in Australia. It has to be done in a way that is most favourable to help us win the program.” ….”“General Dynamics Land Systems and Thales Australia have signed a teaming memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the intention to submit a bid in response to the Land 400 Phase 2 – Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability Request For Tender ….” – AUS military info-machine  “LAND 400 Phase 2 – Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability”
  • “ADVANCE PROCUREMENT NOTICE, FACILITY CONDITION ASSESSMENTS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA — The Canadian Forces has Bases, Wings and facilities in all Provinces and Territories across Canada.  The Department of National Defence (DND) is undertaking a condition assessment of buildings and other Real Property Assets to better inform Real Property investment strategies. The current real property portfolio consists of 6 -7 million square meters of facilities that are varied in form and function and constructed from the mid 1800’s to the present ….”
  • “Rotary Underwater Egress Training C — The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) training and/or Underwater Egress training and/or Wet Dinghy training to prepare participants on mental and physical considerations for both deliberate and no-warning water entries. Participants will receive practical experience in ditching, both upright and inverted, in assigned crew positions and under simulated nighttime conditions; and ocean survival techniques and Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE) use under conditions representative of a challenging ocean environment, in aircraft type-specific scenarios ….”
  • “Medium Support Vehicle System Repair, Edmonton, Alberta — Department of National Defence (DND), 1 Service Battalion Maintenance Company (1 Svc Bn Maint Coy) is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 6 Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) trucks in Red Deer AB.  The Department of National Defence, CFB Edmonton Garrison requires a Regional Individual Standing Offer for the supply of all labour, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, and supervision necessary toprovide MSVS repair services ….”
  • “Vehicle Repair, MilCOTS, Edmonton, Alberta — Department of National Defence (DND), 1 Service Battalion Maintenance Company (1 Svc Bn Maint Coy) is responsible for the maintenance of approximately six (6) 2003 GMC K25743HD (Chevrolet Silverado), Military Commercial Off The Shelf (MilCOTS), Light Utility Vehicle Wheeled (LUVW) in Red Deer AB.  The Department of National Defence, CFB Edmonton Garrison requires a Regional Individual Standing Offer for the supply of all labour, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, and supervision necessary to provide repairs, corrective and preventative maintenance, modifications and provision of replacement parts on MilCOTS LUVW ….”
  • “Sea Kayak Outfitter — The Depertment of National Defence has a requirement to obtain the services of a Sea Kayak Outfitter to conduct a Sea Kayak Expedition for a total of twenty (20) programme days from 08 July 2015 to 03 August 2015 for sixty (60) Cadets, twelve (12) Staff Cadets, and between twelve (12) and fourteen (14) Adult Cadet Instructors Cadre (CIC) Staff  …. The  expedition must be conducted within Passamaquoddy Bay from St. Andrews around the archipelago islands ….”

 

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13 March 15 at 10:30

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – March 13, 2015

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – February 19, 2015

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – February 16, 2015

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Attacks on CF in Canada

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