DAG 2016 – Services

Cormorant In Service Support Contract

In-Service Support


The objective of this In-Service Support (ISS) contract is to implement the first to third-line support necessary to provide mission-ready aircraft to the Royal Canadian Air Force at 9 Wing Gander, 14 Wing Greenwood, and 19 Wing Comox. The Crown will retain specific responsibilities and authorities for oversight of operations, maintenance, engineering, logistics, and airworthiness for this contract.


The Cormorant ISS contract will provide first to third-line maintenance, engineering activities necessary for life cycle management and continuing airworthiness, aircraft and component repair and overhaul, logistic support including overall management of spares and materiel, equipment and publications, and technical training for pilots and flight engineers.

Preliminary Estimate

  • More than $1.5 billion

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2024 Request for Proposal Release
  • 2025 Contract Award

Point of Contact

Director Aerospace Equipment Programme Management, Maritime
Phone: 819-939-4053

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