DAG 2016 – Services

Test, Analysis and Development Services in the Field of Injury, Biomechanics, Small Arms Effects and Personal Protection

Information: Not Included

The proposal is being consolidated within another project – Human Factors Engineering Support to Canadian Soldier Systems project.

Professional Services

Objective

The objective of this contract is the provision of technical services to Defence Research and Development Canada on an as and when required basis to support, complement and extend capabilities in the field of biomechanics, small arms effects and personal protection.

Requirements

The scope of the work will focus on the following activities:

  • Testing of materials used for personal protection, personal protective equipment and small caliber ammunition; Specification, selection, acquisition, evaluation, maintenance and optimization of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) test apparatus and sensors; Development of specialized test apparatus.
  • Development of test methodologies and metrics for injury risk evaluation as well as for the assessment of small arms effects and the performance of protective materials and equipment.Processing, validation and interpretation of sensor and imagery data from dynamic events; Numerical modeling and analysis of protective materials and biological systems response under dynamic loading; Expert advice in injury biomechanics, small arms effects and, performance/design of personal protective equipment.

Preliminary Estimate

  • Under $20 million

Anticipated Timeline

Point of Contact

Defence Research and Development Canada
Phone: 613-992-5208


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