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Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


The Logistics Vehicle Modernization project will modernize and improve the Canadian Armed Forces light and heavy logistics vehicle capability. Improvements to payload, functionality, protection and mobility are expected.In order to realize procurement efficiencies, the equipment capabilities articulated in the Operational Support Capability series of Projects will be now be addressed by the Canadian Army Equipment Program. As part of this initiative this project will now incorporate the requirements of the: Deployable Fire Fighting Capability, Joint Deployable Bulk Fuel Storage and Distribution and QA Testing and Joint Deployable Captured Persons Handling requirements and partially those of Joint Special Purpose Heavy Lift projects.


The project will mainly replace the Light Support and Heavy Logistics Vehicle Wheeled fleets (LSVW and HLVW) with new light (2.2 to 3.5 tonnes) and heavy (16.5+ tonnes) trucks, tractors, trailers, (45+ tonnes) kitted truck bodies (special equipment vehicle kits), integrated bulk material handling systems, bulk fuel and water containers. It will also include specific capabilitles required such as: austere environment firefighting platforms that are all-terrain capability for rapid firefighting, rescue, and extrication. Those trucks will be used to carry light and heavy cargo and truck bodies of various configurations and roles for domestic and expeditionary training and operations.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $500 million to $1.5 billion

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2017 Definition Approval
  • 2020 Implementation Approval
  • 2019 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2020 Contract Award
  • 2025 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Land Requirements Coordination
Phone: 819-939-5868 

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