DAG 2016 – Aerospace Systems Services

Multi-Fleet Air Traffic Management Avionics

Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


To replace avionics systems to allow operations in future domestic and international airspace.


With impending changes to domestic and international airspace rules, all aircraft fleets require numerous avionics upgrades. These upgrades consist of Performance Based Navigation certified GPS, Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast datalinks, Mode S transponders to operate in civilian controlled airspace; and Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe to participate in coalition operations.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2018 Options Analysis
  • 2019 to 2021 Definition Approval
  • 2023 Implementation Approval
  • 2023 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2024 Contract Award
  • 2026 to 2036 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Air Requirements
Phone: 613-944-3293

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