DAG 2015 - Land Systems Services

Enhanced Recovery Capability

Replace Existing Systems


This project will replace the Canadian Armed Forces Heavy Logistic Vehicle Wheeled (HLVW) Wrecker/Recovery configuration. It will transform the recovery portion of the sustain capability by enabling modern technologies to effectively recover the newer and heavier armoured fighting and logistics vehicles that can not be currently recovered in a safe and suitable manner.

In order to realize procurement efficiencies, the equipment capabilities articulated in the Operational Support Capability series of Projects will be now be addressed by the Canadian Army Equipment Program. As part of this initiative this project will now incorporate the requirements of the: Construction and Road Maintenance, Joint Heavy Engineering Equipment, Joint Special Purpose Heavy Lift and Runway Repair.


This project will rationalize, replace and modernize the in-service recovery capability and related equipment, thereby enabling sustain capability transformation to meet the needs of the Canadian Armed Forces Regular, Reserve and Joint units in a safe and effective manner. The project will field a new heavy recovery system to extract and winch mired vehicles, to right vehicles in a controlled manner, to lift vehicles and logistics containers (for recovery purposes) and to suspend tow damaged or unserviceable vehicles.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline

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

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements
Phone: 819-994-4225

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