New boots on the ground
In the wake of a striking new review of Canada’s military, and promises of a 20-year vision for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the Department of National Defence has confirmed a new, high-tech, painstakingly engineered form of transportation for soldiers in the field. After years of niggling displeasure, CAF members can anticipate a sigh of relief.
The department is buying new boots. It’s been just three years since the government signed onto $11.7 million in contracts for their current footwear. The new boots have elicited a range of
The older General Purpose Boot is leather, black, and laced-up rather than zipped. The height of the boot has been raised to 9 inches to protect the leg. assuming no significant delays, the department is aiming to deliver 40,000 pairs by august 2018. complaints, from material breaking down to zippers breaking apart.