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Professional Services


Joint or Common Contract for Ammunition, Explosives and Munitions Scrap Disposal and Demilitarization services.


The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for a means to demilitarize ammunition, explosives, and aids to production that have reached the end of their service life and are being declared life expired, obsolete, or surplus to requirements; as well as items that have deteriorated to such a condition that they are deemed unsafe or unsuitable for further use (yet still safe for transportation and storage). Furthermore, DND is looking to dispose of a backlog of munitions scrap that continues to accumulate as a result of range clearance and contracted unexploded ordnance recovery activities. These items must be fully demilitarized before they may be safely released for final disposal to scrap material recyclers or proper disposal as hazardous waste. Due to the challenges of shipping munitions pending disposal, these services are expected to be performed in Canada.

The Government of Canada concluded a second Letter of Interest process in June 2014 and is now considering its options. This includes revisiting the original requirements, feasible options, and Industry engagement strategy.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2018 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2020 Contract Award

Point of Contact

Director of Ammunition and Explosives Management and Engineering
Phone: 819-939-6765

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