Canadian Government Announces Combat Boot Agreement for Canadian Armed Forces
SHERBROOKE, QC, August 3, 2021 / CNW / – Public Services and Procurement Canada
Through Strong, secure, committed, the government of Canada modernizes its military equipment to support the Canadian armed forces and ensure the safety of Canadians.
On behalf of the Honorable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and Honorable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defense, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Food, today announced the award of a contract worth almost. famous $ 7 million to the manufacturer Royer of Lac-Drolet, Quebecto make a pair of multi-purpose combat boots and nylon laces for the Canadian Armed Forces.
The order, which was awarded in an open, fair and transparent competitive process by Public Services and Procurement Canada, provides for the delivery of an additional 40,000 pairs of boots and 100,000 pairs of shoelaces to supply depots of the Canadian armed forces Edmonton, Alberta, and Montreal, Quebec, from February 2023. The all-purpose boots are designed to provide Canadian troops with improved foot protection and comfort when deployed in ambient temperatures from 0 Â° C to 25 Â° C.
The all-purpose combat boots contract is expected to preserve 25 Canadian jobs and create 5 new jobs.
âAs a result of a competitive procurement process, we are proud to award this contract to the Canadian supplier Royer and to give our troops the best possibleCanada Equipment to do their work. “
The honorable Anita Anand
Minister for Public Services and Procurement
“Through this contract, we will not only provide the members of our armed forces with the highest quality boots, but also create jobs and economic benefits directly in our community.”
The Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau
Minister for Agriculture and Agricultural Food
âIt is important that members of our Canadian Armed Forces have the equipment they need to fulfill their commitment to serving Canadians at home and abroad. By providing high quality combat boots under this contract, we ensure that our members are well equipped for the important work we ask them to do. “
The Honorable Harjit Sajjan
Minister for National Defense
The boots are completely in Canada in the works of the manufacturer Royer in Lac-Drolet and Sherbrooke, Quebec.
The contract includes the option to order an additional 67,500 pairs of boots over the next 5 years if necessary, for a total of 107,500 pairs.
SOURCE Public Services and Procurement Canada
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