DAG 2016 – Joint and Other Systems Services

Modular Biological Containment Facility

Information: New Proposal

For DAG 2016

Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


To replace exisiting Containment Level 3 (CL-3) laboratories


Replacement (recapitalization) of aging Containment Level 3 (CL3) laboratories at the DRDC Suffield Research Centre (CFB Suffield) to maintain and advance DRDC’s capability in developing bio-warfare agent detection and medical counter measures (MCM) for the protection of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel.

Preliminary Estimate

  • Under $20 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2016 Options Analysis
  • 2017 Definition Approval
  • 2018 Implementation Approval
  • 2018 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2019 Contract Award
  • 2020 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Defence Research and Development Canada
Phone: 613-992-5208

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