DAG 2015 – Naval Systems Services

Canadian Underwater Minewarfare Apparatus

Replace Existing Systems

Objective

To maintain seabed intervention capability, through the provision of self contained Naval Mine Countermeasures diving.

Requirements

The replacement Canadian Underwater Mine Warfare Apparatus (CUMA) system will provide the RCN with the capability to investigate underwater contacts to a depth of 81 Metres for 20 minutes (time on task) without incurring decompression stops. The system will use a mixture of 3 different breathing gasses – TRIMIX, instead of the current Helium, Oxygen mix (HELIOX). The re-breather will feature an emergency Bail-out System, Auxiliary Gas Supply and communication and tracking system will be incorporated into the Canadian Underwater Minewarfare Apparatus.

Preliminary Estimate

  • Under $20 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2015
    • Options Analysis
  • 2017
    • Definition Approval
  • 2019
    • Implementation Approval
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2020
    • Contract Award
  • 2025
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director of Naval Requirements
Phone: 819-939-3950

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