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Replace Existing Systems


The Tactical Integrated Command, Control and Communications Air Project (TIC3 Air Project) will provide the ability to network with different organizations, systems and platforms through data links, secure and non-secure communication systems.


The project will provide a domestic Air Force Link-16 Tactical Data Link (TDL) infrastructure composed of fixed and/or mobile Ground Entry Sites (GES), as well as a replacement Ground-Air-Ground (G/A/G) radio technology to all fixed Air Force ground locations for Air Defence and Air Traffic Management, permitting interoperability with onboard systems. It will also provide Link 16/TDL capabilities for air and ground platforms, including the movement of streaming video data from airborne platforms to designated Air Force command and control centres and the means to distribute, store and view both in real-time and non-real time.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2016
    • Definition Approval
  • 2017
    • Implementation Approval
    • Request for Proposal Release
    • Contract Award
  • 2023
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Air Domain Development
Phone: 613-995-3344

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