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Canada’s soldier mod delayed

5th August 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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Plans to deliver a host of new technologies for the Canadian Army as part of a C$250 million modernisation project has been delayed due to issues with obsolete equipment.

Delivery of the equipment – which includes radios, a smartphone-like computer, GPS and communications headset – was expected to begin later this year, but that has now been pushed back to spring 2017.

Last July, it was announced that Rheinmetall Canada had been awarded a C$8.5 million contract to test and qualify new technologies for what is known as the Integrated Soldier System Project (ISSP). 

The contract stipulated that the

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

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