Hanwha Defense unveils new family of future combat vehicles

Hanwha Defense Co. is claiming a revolution in track armored infantry fighting vehicle technology as part of its new Redback family. South Korean multinational defense and security company has rolled out two prototypes of the Redback armored infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) to be delivered to the Australian Army. The delivery is taken under the Risk Mitigation Activity (RMA) contract in line with...

Formula 1 legend Eddie Irvine partied with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell

EDDIE Irvine has spoken for the first time about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, declaring: "If the charges are true, it ain't good."he former Formula 1 driver admitted he partied with the paedophile financier and his alleged fixer in New York and Miami.Speaking exclusively to Sunday Life, he also told how he saw the pair surrounded by models and beautiful girls,...

Russian hackers behind recent cyber attacks against Canadian COVID-19 research organizations: CSE

Article contentOTTAWA – Canada’s digital spy agency says Russian intelligence services are behind recent cyber attacks attempting to steal information and intellectual property from Canadian research labs working on potential COVID-19 vaccines.In a statement published Thursday morning, CSE says that a well-known Russian hacker group known as APT29, “the Dukes” or “Cozy Bear” was...

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts members seek external audit after director’s firing

Article content continuedThe museum’s curatorial team, meanwhile, stated its support Wednesday for the appointment of Desmarais.“In the past several days, her appointment has been the subject of numerous comments, many of which are damaging to her reputation and that of the museum,” said a statement signed by 11 curators and other members of the team.“Mary has won our profound respect...

Strathcona Park homeless camp grows as board mulls new camping bylaw – BC

A tent city in East Vancouver’s Strathcona Park continues to expand, as the Vancouver Park Board prepares to vote on a bylaw amendment to address homeless campers.The proposed change would legalize tents overnight ⁠— reflecting B.C. Supreme Court precedent ⁠— but require the homeless to move on in the morning. Read more: Bylaw change could legalize homeless camping in Vancouver parks...

U.S. Air Force’s next-generation refueling tanker aircraft perform an elephant walk

Ten U.S. Air Force’s refueling tanker aircraft, includes eight newest KC-46A Pegasus and two KC-135s, were a part of Wednesday’s elephant walk exercise at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell’s tanker aircrews and maintenance personnel were tested on their ability to rapidly generating multiple sorties during a weather evacuation exercise. On Thursday, the Air Base press release...

Brookfield, Teachers part of consortium in US$10 billion Abu Dhabi pipeline deal

Two large Canadian institutional investors, Brookfield Asset Management and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, are part of a consortium paying US$10.1 billion for a 49 per cent stake in a pipeline subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company in the largest infrastructure deal in the world this year.The newly created subsidiary will have lease rights to 38 pipelines covering a total of...

U.S. states seeing surge in new cases, but experts don’t see a preview for Canada

Article contentOTTAWA – Canadian experts looking at a surge of new COVID-19 cases in several U.S. states say it should be a warning to Canada, but not a cause for alarm.Several U.S. states have seen huge spikes in COVID-19 cases in the past weeks. On Friday, Arizona reported 3,217 new cases of the disease and Florida saw 4,049. In California, there were 4,351 cases, Texas saw 4,189 and Georgia...

46 arrested as Vancouver police order tent city out of CRAB Park area

Article content continuedHousing shouldn’t have restrictions on how or by whom it’s used, she said, and also must include greater access to health supports.According to a statement by advocates with the CRAB Park/Namegans tent city, no injunction had been issued for the lot occupied by the encampment Tuesday morning.VPD Sgt. Aaron Roed said in an email that officers were “working with the...

10 Ukrainian Soldiers hurt when vehicle hits roadside bomb

Ten members of the National Guard of Ukraine were injured when a Spartan armored personnel carrier hit a roadside bomb in Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, the press service of the prosecutor’s office of Donetsk region said Tuesday. “A pretrial investigation found that at about 9:30 a.m. on June 9, 2020, during the travelling of a military vehicle in the area of the Palace of Culture of Avdiyivsky...