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by MILNEWS_ca
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canadian Mil Ration Podcast Episode
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Canadian Mil Ration Podcast Episode

This is the latest episode (~26 minutes) of a Canadian defence reporter's podcast, focusing on rations ... Figuring out how to mass produce combat-ready meals for the Canadian military isn't an easy task. Figuring out how to make those meals not taste like sludge is even harder. But that's Edith Ju...
by MILNEWS_ca
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canadian Rations Upcoming Updates.
Replies: 16
Views: 3432

Re: Canadian Rations Upcoming Updates.

The latest: bids sought for accessory bits ... ... The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has a requirement to purchase the following specific food items for the Individual Meal Packs (IMPs): i. Apple and Brown Sugar Crunchy Cereal; ii. Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal; iii. Strawberry Crunchy Cereal; iv. Bee...
by MILNEWS_ca
Mon May 27, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canadian Rations Upcoming Updates.
Replies: 16
Views: 3432

Re: Canadian Rations Upcoming Updates.

Good catches - thx for sharing. This just out today re: the latest round of entrees: ...The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to purchase retort pouch meals to be delivered to an Assembler as part of Individual Meal Packs (IMPs): i. Baked Beans; ii. Beans and Wieners; iii. Break...
by MILNEWS_ca
Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Ukrainian new ration of a NATO standard
Replies: 30
Views: 9873

Re: Ukrainian new ration of a NATO standard

According to the UKR Ministry of Defence (in Ukrainian), it seems the troops'll be getting the new rations by the end of the year.

Here's a YouTube link to a short video with an official demonstration at a media briefing held yesterday (5 Oct 2016).
by MILNEWS_ca
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canadian IMP Lineup, 2016 Run
Replies: 5
Views: 4371

Canadian IMP Lineup, 2016 Run

According to public bid documents here (PDF via dropbox.com), here's what'll be the entrees for the next round of IMP's being packed early in 2016: Menu 1: Beans & Weiners Menu 2: Scalloped Potatoes & Ham Menu 3: Hash Browns & Bacon Menu 4: Sausage & Hash Browns Menu 5: Breakfast Patties Menu 6: Bak...
by MILNEWS_ca
Mon Dec 22, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: new Ukrainian ration
Replies: 43
Views: 19101

Re: new Ukrainian ration

Bumping this with something from the UKR Ministry of Defence site dated 20 Dec 2014 (in Ukrainian) . The article focuses on protective equipment, with only a few words about rations (Google English): (Defence Minister) Colonel General Stephen Poltorak tested and tasted even represented domestic manu...
by MILNEWS_ca
Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Off-topic or Other Videos
Topic: Video: UKR troops getting RUS rations ....
Replies: 2
Views: 2555

Video: UKR troops getting RUS rations ....

.... while spending time in Russia after crossing the border - handing out of RUS rats starts ~ 38 seconds into this video from Russian media posted earlier this week.

Just sharing for anyone interested.
by MILNEWS_ca
Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:24 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Norway donates ration packs to Ukrainian military
Replies: 2
Views: 2262

Norway donates ration packs to Ukrainian military

This Ukrainian Ministry of Defence news release (in Ukrainian) appears to say Norway's military has donated +77K ration packs to the Ukrainian military. That's according to Google Translate, so I'd be happy to hear from anyone who knows Ukrainian who might be able to correct me if I'm wrong, or add...
by MILNEWS_ca
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canada seeks 1.4 million "boil in a pouch" entrees/sides
Replies: 13
Views: 7241

Re: Canada seeks 1.4 million "boil in a pouch" entrees/sides

An update : a new batch coming from Wornick, including: - Hash Brown and Bacon 20,000 pouches - Scalloped Potatoes and Ham 40,000 pouches - Indian Chicken Breast 60,032 pouches - Beef Pot Roast with Mushroom Sauce 20,000 pouches - Chipotle Chicken Carbonara 40,000 pouches - Blueberry Applesauce 120...
by MILNEWS_ca
Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: U.S. MRE's headed to Ukraine
Replies: 4
Views: 2462

Re: U.S. MRE's headed to Ukraine

A Vice reporter says "US Food Aid Is Already Being Sold on Black Market Websites in Ukraine" : About a month after Russian troops invaded and annexed Crimea, the US government is offering economic support to Ukraine to help stabilize the country during the crisis. Congress approved a $1 billion loan...