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Replace Existing Systems


The Tactical Parachute System Modernization (TPSM) intends to modernize current parachute systems with an improved precision and mass-drop parachute capability for the Canadian Army, Search and Rescue and Special Operation Forces.


The modern contemporary operating environment solicits a different set of requirements that includes a higher degree of accuracy, safety, and reliability. The planned deliverables include an enhanced mass drop parachute, an enhanced semi-steerable mass drop parachute and an individual precision parachute. The project will also deliver the integrated logistics support and the training equipment to maintain and sustain the modern parachuting systems.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $20 million to $49 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2020
    • Options Analysis
  • 2022
    • Definition Approval
  • 2023
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2024
    • Implementation Approval
  • 2025
    • Contract Award
  • 2026 to 2035
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements
Phone: 819-994-4225

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