DAG 2016 - Land Systems Services

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Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


The objective of the project is to enhance the Canadian Armed Forces capability to mitigate the threat of improvised explosive devices on future operations. It will improve the Canadian Armed Forces’ ability to anticipate, analyse and protect against improvised explosive device attacks.


This project will examine land and air based remote detection and multi-sensor landmine detection systems that will exploit emerging technology. It will provide to the Canadian Armed Forces longer-term counter-improvised explosive device equipment that will respond to emerging threat technologies and methodologies. The project will also procure an integrated stand-off detection, warning and defeat system for route clearance and convoy operations.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2019 Options Analysis
  • 2020 Definition Approval
  • 2023 Implementation Approval
  • 2023 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2024 Contract Award
  • 2026 to 2036 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements Coordination
Phone: 819-939-5868

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