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Replace Existing Systems


To ensure the continued self-defence capability of the Halifax Class frigate against an anti-ship missile attack launched from surface, sub-surface, air and land-based delivery systems, as well as other applicable threats, by replacing the point defence missile system component of the Halifax Class layered defence capability.


This project will provide a replacement missile system, capable of countering evolving near and medium term threats, that will remain capable and sustainable beyond 2030. It will also be capable of engaging surface craft and low velocity aircraft. The upgraded missile system will be capable of sustained operations onboard the modernized Halifax Class across the spectrum of the ships’ expected operating environments ranging from the Arctic to tropical. The upgraded system will not exceed the space and weight allocation of the current system and be fully capable of integration into the modernized Halifax Class combat management system using the existing sensors.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $500 million to $1.5 billion

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2014 update
    • Definition Approval
  • 2017
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2019
    • Implementation Approval
  • 2021 to 2025
    • Contract Award
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director of Naval Requirements
Phone: 819-939-3950

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