DAG 2015 - Land Systems Services

ARCHIVED - Weapon Effects Simulation Mid Life Upgrade

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Replace Existing Systems


The Project will upgrade or replace the current hardware and software used by the Weapons Effects Simulation (WES) systems at Canadian Army bases. The Project will augment instrumentation and simulation equipment to increase the realism of joint collective training exercises. The Project will take advantage of technological advances to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of training and the After Action Review process.


Potential project requirements and deliverables could include: improvements to soldier and vehicle WES equipment, integration of air assets, improved exercise control software and communications networks, expansion of communications coverage zones, integration with constructive and/or virtual simulations, and instrumentation at urban training sites.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2017
    • Options Analysis
  • 2019
    • Definition Approval
  • 2020
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2021
    • Implementation Approval
    • Contract Award
  • 2025
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements
Phone: 819-994-4225

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