DAG 2016 – Naval Systems Services

Torpedo Countermeasure Hard Kill

Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


To provide Royal Canadian Navy frigates, support ships and submarines with an effective defensive capability against the full range of modern and emerging threat torpedoes by adding a hard kill anti-torpedo weapon to compliment shipboard soft-kill torpedo countermeasure systems.


To provide maximum effectiveness in anti-torpedo defence against passive, active and wake homing torpedo threats. The system will be fielded until the end of life of the Halifax-class frigate, Victoria-class submarines, the Queenston-class and may be applicable to the Canadian Surface Combatant.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2018 Options Analysis
  • 2020 Definition Approval
  • 2021 Implementation Approval
  • 2021 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2022 Contract Award
  • 2025 Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director of Naval Requirements
Phone: 819-939-3950

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