DAG 2015 - Land Systems Services

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Replace Existing Systems


The project will provide the virtual simulation baseline for training dismounted soldiers up to section level to include all in-service small arms, dismounted crew served weapons and be ready to integrate Forward Observation Officer and Forward Air Controller and mortar detachments. The Unit Weapons Training System will be interoperable with the Land Vehicle Crew Training System virtual world enabling the dismounted soldiers, crews and detachments to conduct section/detachment operations in a platoon/troop context.


The project will procure modern high fidelity simulators with the required network and visual capabilities to interact/integrate with the LVCTS virtual world for up to section level training in a platoon/troop context. All UWTS virtual simulators should, where possible, re-use and/or adapt the existing infrastructure space currently used by the Small Arms Trainers and Indirect Fire Trainers across Canada. The UWTS will address all individual and section level weapons training requirements from marksmanship to section assaults. The integration of other Army dismounted assets including but not limited to: FOO/FAC, dismounted reconnaissance and observation posts will be addressed under separate Service Level Agreements with other dismounted training systems requiring access to the common virtual world, as required. The high fidelity expected of these simulators will be focused on the individual weapons handling and firing competencies and dismounted section tactical operations.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2019
    • Options Analysis
  • 2021
    • Definition Approval
  • 2022
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2023
    • Implementation Approval
    • Contract Award
  • 2026 to 2035
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements
Phone: 819-994-4225

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