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In-Service Support


The purpose of the Contracted Airborne Training Services (CATS) program is to deliver combat support services in a live-fly environment to exercise and train a modern, operationally capable, multi-purpose combat force that will be responsive to Canada's military needs.


The Contracted Airborne Training Services program will seek a long-term contract of ten years, with additional option periods, which will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with approved and airworthy platforms, qualified crews, material, facilities, associated maintenance and engineering support and project management to support the delivery of efficient combat support services. These training services will be delivered at multiple locations across Canada and the United States.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $500 million to $1.5 billion

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2015
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2016
    • Contract Award

Point of Contact

Director Major Procurements
Phone: 613-998-4350

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