DAG 2015 – Aerospace Systems Services

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Replace Existing Systems


To acquire a replacement capability for the CH146 Griffon.


The TRUH project must provide a replacement for the fleet of CH 146 Griffon helicopters with an Initial Operational Capability prior to 2030. TRUH must have the ability to transport a 3500lb load in excess of 100kms at a minimum cruise speed of 140kts. It must also be equipped with weapons for self-protection and EO/IR sensors to enable operational missions day or night.

Preliminary Estimate

  • More than $1.5 billion

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2020
    • Options Analysis
  • 2021 to 2025
    • Definition Approval
    • Implementation Approval
    • Request for Proposal Release
    • Contract Award
  • 2026 to 2035
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Air Requirements
Phone: 613-944-3293

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