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Canada’s delayed soldier upgrade on horizon

27th July 2017 - 17:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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The Canadian Army expects to take delivery of a new soldier electronics suite ‘within a few months’, in a sign that the service’s long-delayed soldier modernisation effort is now back on track.

Known as the Integrated Soldier System Project (ISSP), the programme will procure several technologies for dismounted troops that will improve situational awareness, generate precise navigation and provide greater synchronisation of activities between units.

A Department of National Defence spokesperson told Shephard that all the requirements of ISSP had now been ‘successfully demonstrated’.

‘The production order has been issued and components are being built by the integrator’s sub-contractors

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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