DAG 2015 – Joint and Other Systems Services

Fragmentation Vest Contract

Replace Existing Systems


The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will replenish its holding of fragmentation vests to address CAF requirements.


The new fragmentation vests will include an improved soft armour carrier addressing feedback received during recent military operations. The new vests will be fully compatible and interchangeable with the current in-service vest and soft armour system. The contract will include deliverables of vests (carriers and soft-armour) in Canadian Disruptive Pattern - Temperate Woodland (CADPAT(TW)) and Canadian Disruptive Pattern - Arid Regions (CADPAT(AR)), as well as spare carriers and soft-armour.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $20 million to $49 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2015
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2016
    • Contract Award
  • 2018
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Soldier Systems Program Management
Phone: 819-997-9768

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