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Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


An ominibus initiative to develop, acquire and stockpile safe biological warfare medical countermeasures that cover (where possible) the spectrum of prevention, diagnosis and treatment in order to maintain combat effectiveness and commanders’ freedom of action by preventing personnel from becoming casualties as a result of biological warfare agent exposure and by providing timely and effective treatment to those who do.


Acquire an initial stockpile of next-generation Biological Warfare Threat Medical countermeasures (BW MED CM) by receiving as deliverables, systems that are interoperable, medically acceptable, licensed whenever possible and sustainable and to contribute to the developement of a capability that will allow Canadian Armed Forces, either independently or in concert with Canada's allies, to evaluate BW MED CM technologies and strategies working closely with Canadian industry when appropriate to facilitate Canadian industrial participation on joint BW MED CM devlopment projects.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $50 million to $99 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2019 Implementation Approval
  • 2017 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2018 Contract Award
  • 2019 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Health Services Operations
Phone: 613-945-6668

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