DAG 2015 – Aerospace Systems Services

Long Range Air-to-Air Missile

New Systems


To acquire a long range air-to-air missile for the Fighter capability.


An advanced long range missile will ensure Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) fighter aircraft maintain the ability to employ weapons in contested environments of the future. The weapon must be compatible with the chosen replacement fighter for the CF188. It must be interoperable with our Allies in both NORAD and Coalition operations.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline

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

Point of Contact

Executive Director - Fighter Capability (EDFC)
Phone: 613-995-5673

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