Announcements

This Government is doing procurement fairly, getting the right equipment for the Canadian Forces, at the best price for Canadians, with the right benefits for Canadian industry.

The Industrial and Regional Benefits (IRB)  program is an applied requirement for defence projects over $100 million, which means that every dollar the Government of Canada pays a contractor, the contractor must spend an equivalent amount inside Canada.

IRBs allow the federal government to lever long-term industrial and regional development from defence investments. This ensures that no matter where defence equipment is from, the Canadian economy benefits from the Government's investment.

Please see the tables below for more information about some of the defence investments that have been announced since 2006.

2017

2017

 

DateLocationSummary of announcementAmount
August 20 Vancouver, BC

A service contract was awarded to Thales Canada Inc. and Thales Australia Limited for long-term in-service support of the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) fleet and the Joint Support Ships (JSS) fleet. This contract will bring greater cost savings for the public dollar and achieve benefits for Canadian industry.

More information:

$5.2 billion (excluding taxes)
July 26 Ottawa, ON

The Government of Canada, committed to providing the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces with the equipment and training they need to do their jobs, will purchase 1148 new C6A1 FLEX General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG) from Colt Canada.

More information:

$32.1 million
May 26 Kelowna, BC

A contract was awarded to KF Aerospace of British Columbia, as a result of open, transparent and competitive processes, to help maintain the Royal Canadian Air Force’s CC-138 Twin Otter aircraft for a period of four years and includes the possibility of four additional one-year extensions.

 More information:

$9.6 million
May 26 Kelowna, BC

A contract was awarded to KF Aerospace of British Columbia, as a result of open, transparent and competitive processes, to help maintain the Royal Canadian Air Force’s CC-115 Buffalo search and rescue aircraft for a period of three years and includes the option to extend the contract for an additional year.

 More information:

$21.8 million
February 10 London (ON)

The Department of National Defence is investing $404M to upgrade the chassis (hull) of 141 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV). Upgrades will improve the mobility, protection, ergonomics and information management of the vehicles in order to increase the operational effectiveness of the soldiers using them.

More information:

$404 million
February 8 Gatineau (QC)

The Government announced that two contracts were awarded to Weatherhaven Global Resources Ltd., of Coquitlam, British Columbia, to procure new tactical tent-based shelter systems following an open, consultative and competitive process

More information:

$168 million
February 3 Mississauga (ON)

Following an open and transparent competition, the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, announced the awarding of a contract of $45 million to Magellan Aerospace Corporation, of Mississauga, Ontario, for the maintenance of F404 engines for Canada’s CF-18 Hornets.

More information:

$45 million
February 3 Winnipeg (MB)

Following an open and transparent competition, the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, today announced the awarding of a contract of $45 million to StandardAero, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, for the maintenance of T56 engines for Canada’s CP-140 Auroras and CC-130H Hercules aircraft

More information:

$45 million

 

2016

2016

 

DateLocationSummary of announcementAmount
December 8 Trenton (ON)

Following a rigorous, open and transparent competition, the Government of Canada today announced the awarding of a contract for $2.4 billion to Airbus Defence and Space to replace Canada’s fleets of CC115 Buffalo and legacy CC130 Hercules aircraft. The company has partnered with Newfoundland-based PAL Aerospace for maintenance and support services. The contract will provide a complete, modern and technologically advanced search and rescue solution, including maintenance and support services up to 2043.

More information:

$14.7 billion.
December 7 Ottawa (ON)

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced today the delivery of the last mobile workspaces from DEW Engineering and Development for use by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) as medical and dental clinics, workshops, field kitchens and command posts.

The new mobile workspaces were procured as part of the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) project which aims to modernize the CAF’s fleet of logistical trucks and mobile workspaces. They were delivered on time and on budget.

More information:

  • New mobile workspaces for the Canadian Armed Forces
$233 million
November 29 Halifax (N.S.)

The Government of Canada is committed to providing the women and men of the Royal Canadian Navy with the modern equipment needed to protect Canadians at home and abroad.  Keeping with this commitment, a ceremony was held today marking the completion of the Halifax-class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension (HCM/FELEX) project, which provided state-of-the-art upgrades, allowing Canada’s fleet of 12 Halifax-class frigates to meet 21st century threats.

More information:

$2.6 billion
November 25 Gatineau (QC)

The Government of Canada is building a more agile, better-equipped military, while ensuring the best value for Canadians. On September 29, 2016, the Government exercised a contract option to extend the weapon effects simulation (WES) system in-service support contract with Cubic Global Defense.

The military uses simulation systems, such as the WES system, within rural and urban settings to train soldiers. The WES system integrates electronic components on weapons, soldiers and vehicle platforms used in combat with lasers to create realistic training outcomes. As well, the WES system provides precise feedback on the soldier’s performance during the simulation to monitor the effectiveness of individual and collective skills.

More information:

$200 million
November 22 Ottawa (ON)

Today, the Government of Canada has announced that it will launch, within its current mandate, an open and transparent competition to replace the legacy fleet of CF-18 fighter aircraft. This competition will ensure that the Government gets the right aircraft for our women and men in uniform – at the right price – while maximizing economic benefits to Canadians.

In addition, Canada will immediately explore the acquisition of 18 new Super Hornet aircraft to supplement the CF-18s until the permanent replacement arrives. The Government will enter into discussions with the U.S. Government and Boeing regarding use of these jets for an interim period of time.

More information:

 
October 27 Gatineau  (QC)

Through the National Shipbuilding Strategy, the Government of Canada is creating new jobs, generating major economic benefits across the country, and providing the women and men of the Royal Canadian Navy with the equipment they need to do their work.

The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, today announced that pre-qualified companies are invited to submit proposals for the design of Canada’s Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) fleet. The Request for Proposal (RFP) for this key deliverable was released by Irving Shipbuilding Inc., the government’s prime contractor for this project.

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October 18 Trenton (ON)

Today, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) marked the completion of a major upgrade of all 17 CC-130J Hercules aircraft, keeping Canada’s CC-130J Hercules at the forefront of airlift operations. The 17th and last upgraded Hercules was received on October 13, 2016.

The modifications include significant improvements to navigation, communication, and maintenance capabilities. The Hercules model J can now fly more efficiently amongst large commercial aircraft in heavily congested and controlled airspace and perform much more fuel-efficient long-range flights. It can now also conduct approaches in poor visibility and receive critical mission information from allied ground, air, and naval partners via a high-speed, encrypted link.

More information:

$142.5 million
September 2 (YK)

September 2, 2016 – Whitehorse, YK – Department of National Defence

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces have the equipment and training they need to perform their duties. Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today announced a contract for 6,820 new rifles to support the Canadian Rangers during northern operations.

These modern rifles, produced by Colt Canada, will help ensure that the Canadian Rangers can safely and effectively carry out surveillance and sovereignty patrols in Canada’s North. The rifles will be phased into the Rangers’ use starting early in 2017, until they are fully equipped by 2019.

More information:

  • Minister Sajjan announces contract award for new Ranger rifles at Operation NANOOK
$32.8 million
August 18 Ottawa (ON)

Summary of announcement: Keeping with the Government of Canada’s commitment to providing Canadian Armed Forces personnel with the equipment and training they need to carry out important missions at home and abroad, the first six Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) arrived at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown on Friday, August 12.

More information:

$603.4 million and $105.4 million
July 6 Ottawa (ON)

The Government of Canada remains committed to building a more agile, better-equipped military, while ensuring best value for Canadians, and leveraging defence procurement to create jobs and economic growth for Canada.

Over the summer, government officials from National Defence, Public Services and Procurement Canada, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be consulting all interested aircraft suppliers in order to gather the most current, up-to-date, and accurate information on the various aircraft options available to meet Canada’s defence needs. All interested potential suppliers are welcome to participate in the consultation process in order to present the best information on available fighter aircraft to support the Government of Canada in making its decision on various options for the replacement of Canada’s fleet of CF-18s.

More information:

N/A
June 17 Richmond (BC)

As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the equipment needed to respond to events and crises at home and abroad, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today announced a contract that will expand the Canadian Armed Forces' access to a domestic source of space-based observation data, greatly enhancing their ability to identify and track vessels from space in near-real-time.

More information:

$48.5 million
May 26 Ottawa (ON)

The Government of Canada today announced a series of enhancements to strengthen the National Shipbuilding Strategy so that needed vessels are delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard as quickly as possible.

More information:

  • Government of Canada Announces Way Forward for National Shipbuilding Strategy
 
April 29 Esquimalt, B.C.

Minister of National Defence Harjit S. Sajjan, along with Rear-Admiral Gilles Couturier, Commander of Maritime Forces Pacific, attended a ceremony to celebrate a major milestone as part of the Halifax-Class Modernization/ Frigate Life Extension (HCM/FELEX) project.

More information:

$4.3 Billion (Total project value)
March 15 Victoria, B.C.

The Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Judy M. Foote, and the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, Kent Hehr, today announced $36 million of funding to Raytheon Canada Limited for the acquisition of up to 58 Naval Remote Weapon Stations. The new weapon stations will be installed on Canada’s existing fleet of Halifax-class modernized frigates, as well as on the future Queenston-class Joint Support Ships. The contracts awarded today will also ensure ongoing overhaul and maintenance of the equipment for an initial five years, and include two weapon stations for use in training at both the east and west coast fleet schools.

More information: 

$36 million
March 14 Vancouver, BC

The Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Judy M. Foote, today announced $65.4 million in funding under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) for Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. The two new contracts will allow Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. to initiate early discussions with potential suppliers and to purchase material and equipment to build the Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV) and the Joint Support Ships (JSS).

More information:

$65.4 million in total ($35.4 million for JSS)

 

2015

2015

 

DateLocationSummary of announcementAmount
November 30 Ottawa, ON

The Government of Canada announces proceeding with Project Resolve is the most viable course of action to provide the Navy’s at-sea oil replenishment capability until the Joint Support Ships, to be built by Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards, are operational.

More information:

Up to $587 million
June 23 Kitchener, ON

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced that Colt Canada has been awarded a $1.5 million contract to replace the Canadian Ranger’s Lee Enfield rifle. This contract will provide the Canadian Rangers with the opportunity to test the new rifle design over the summer. Following the testing period, and any necessary design amendments, a second contract will be awarded to Colt Canada to produce 6500 rifles, which will be phased into use by the Rangers between mid-2016 and late-2019.

More information:

$1.5 million
June 19 Shearwater, N.S.

The Canadian Armed Forces is a major step closer to operating a new world-class maritime helicopter fleet with the official acceptance of six CH-148 Cyclones. Defence Minister Jason Kenney joined Public Works and Government Services Minister Diane Finley, as well as Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Justice Minister Peter MacKay, at 12 Wing Shearwater today to mark this important milestone. The six helicopters were accepted as per the schedule set out in January 2014, and have the operational capability to allow the Forces to begin retiring the Sea Kings.

More information:

$1.9 billion
May 29 Gagetown, N.B.

Canada’s airmen and airwomen operating the CH-146 Griffon will soon have access to modernized training, thanks to major updates to be performed by CAE to the Griffon full-motion flight simulator, located at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown. The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced today that CAE has been awarded a contract worth more than $7.5 million to perform a major visual system replacement and simulator update.

More information: 

$7.5 million
March 30 Trenton, ON

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) today accepted delivery of its fifth CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft, increasing its flexibility to respond to both domestic and international emergencies and support a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, peace support and combat.

More information:

Approximately $415 million
January 23

Halifax, NS

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, along with the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, today announced the awarding of the build contract to Irving Shipbuilding Inc. for the construction of six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). This contract, valued at $2.3 billion, marks the start of the construction phase under the NSPS.

More information:

$2.3 billion

 

2014

2014

 

DateLocationSummary of announcementAmount
January 3, 2014

Ottawa, ON

The Government of Canada and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced that a Principles of Agreement (POA), which will form the basis of formal contract negotiations to put those recommendations into place, was concluded on December 31, 2013.

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March 19, 2014

Greenwood, NS

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C. M.P for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, together with the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced Canada is expanding its fleet of upgraded CP-140 Aurora aircraft. Through an existing modernization and life-extension program, four additional Aurora aircraft will gain new and enhanced capabilities and extended service lives. This will expand Canada’s current upgrades fleet to a total of 14 Auroras.

More information:

Approximately $2 billion

March 21, 2014

Cambridge, ON

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario), on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced that the Government of Canada has awarded two contracts to Kodiak Group Holdings and LP Royer for two types of new Canadian-made boots for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

More information:

  • Government of Canada Invests in New Boots for the Canadian Armed Forces

$11.7 million

June 12, 2014

Ottawa, ON

Independent Review Panel members spoke publicly about their involvement in the process to evaluate options to replace Canada’s CF-18 fleet. The Panel also released a public statement, which attested to the rigour and impartiality of the process.

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June 19, 2014

Gatineau, QC

The Government of Canada announced that it has completed all required amendments to both the acquisition and long-term in-service support contracts with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for the acquisition and maintenance of 28 CH-148 Cyclone helicopters for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). These contract amendments are further to the Principles of Agreement announced in January 2014.

More information:

Government of Canada Signed Contracts with Sikorsky for Maritime Helicopter Project for Royal Canadian Air Force

$1.9 billion for the acquisition
$5.7 billion for in-service support

July 3, 2014

Petawawa, ON

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, welcomed the final CH-147F Chinook heavy-lift helicopter being delivered to the Canadian Armed Forces’ at Garrison Petawawa.

More information: 

$5 billion (Acquisition and Support Costs)

July 21, 2014

Trenton, ON

James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Selkirk—Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, announced a significant investment to enhance the CC-130J Hercules training environment at CFB Trenton.

More information:

Approximately $32.5 million

December 10, 2014

Ottawa, ON

The National Fighter Procurement Secretariat released the 2014 National Defence Annual Update on the life-cycle cost estimates for the F-35, the independent review of the Annual Update, and the latest report on Canadian industrial participation in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program. The Secretariat also fulfilled its commitments under the Seven-Point Plan and is demonstrating transparency in releasing all unclassified reports.

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December 19, 2014

Trenton, ON

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced that the Royal Canadian Air Force will acquire a fifth aircraft to augment the current CC-177 Globemaster fleet.

More information:

Acquisition project cost is estimated at $415 million in addition to 12 years of integrated in-service support valued at $30 million

 

2013

2013

DateLocationSummary of AnnouncementAmount
August 27, 2013 Summerside, P.E.I.

The Honourable Gail Shea, P.C., M.P. for Egmont, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence – a contract award to Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic that will help sustain jobs in Prince Edward Island and maintain Canadian Armed Forces’ fleet of CC-138 Twin Otter aircraft.

More information:

Approximately $1 million
July 5, 2013 Kelowna, B.C.

Announced by AMND and the Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country – a contract to Kelowna Flightcraft Limited to support the CC-115 Buffalo and CC-138 Twin Otter aircraft fleets.

More information:

$15 million

July 4, 2013 Esquimalt, B.C.

Announced by the Government of Canada – a five-year extension to Babcock Canada Inc. on its contract to refit and maintain Canada’s Victoria-class submarines.

More information:

Approximately $531 million
May 24, 2013 Burnaby, B.C.

Announced by AMND – a sub-contract award to Weatherhaven, of Burnaby, British Columbia in support of the Medium-to-Heavy Lift Helicopter Project.

More information:

$5.7 million
April 26, 2013 Winnipeg, Man.

Announced by Min Public Safety, on behalf of Min PWGSC and AMND – a contract award to Peerless Garments Ltd., in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for the production of hot weather hybrid shirts for the Canadian Armed Forces personnel.

More information:

  • Government of Canada awards military clothing contract to Winnipeg firm
$3.4 million
April 11, 2013 Trenton, Ont.

Announced by Mr. Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary to the MND, on behalf of AMND, and accompanied by Mr. Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West – two contract awards: 1) Cascade Aerospace Inc. of Abbotsford, B.C., for maintenance services on Canada’s CC-130H Hercules fleet’s avionics system; and 2) Cassidian, the defence and security division of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) of Munich, Germany, for new surveillance radar and secondary surveillance radar systems at six Royal Canadian Air Force airstrips, including two located at Trenton.

More information:

The total value of these contracts is over $300 million
March 13, 2013 Richmond, B.C.

Announced by AMND and Min Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Member of Parliament for Port Moody – Westwood – Port Coquitlam – a sub-contract with International Submarine Engineering Ltd. of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, for the purchase of two complete off-the-shelf, high-speed deployable Aurora Towfish vehicles.

More information:

$2 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced Route Survey System Life Extension contract awarded to MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates)
March 7, 2013 Halifax, N.S.

Announced by Min PWGSC, MND, and AMND – a definition contract with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. for the Arctic/Offshore patrol ships project through the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

More information:

  • Harper Government's ship strategy bolstering Canada's economy
$288 million
February 17, 2013 4 Wing Cold lake, Alta., and 3 Wing Bagotville, Que.

Announced by MND and the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, and Member of Parliament for Roberval-Lac-Saint-Jean, on behalf of of AMND – a contract award to Sélect Global International Limitée of Laval, Québec to provide CF-18 pilot training and simulator operation services to the Canadian Armed Forces.

More information:

$19.6 million
February 11, 2013 Saint-Laurent, Que.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Thales Canada of Saint-Laurent, Québec, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$12.40 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
February 4, 2013 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to EODC Inc. of Ottawa, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$3.75 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
February 1, 2013 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND – a contract award to Ultra Electronics Marine Systems Inc., of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, for maintenance work on the towed-array sonars on Canada’s fleet of four Victoria-class submarines.

More information:

$6.9 million
January 25, 2013 Winnipeg, Man.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded two sub-contracts to: 1) Enduron Custom Inc. of Winnipeg, Manitoba; and 2) JRS Manufacturing Ltd. of Winnipeg, Manitoba, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

The total value of these sub-contracts is $5.71 million (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 24, 2013 London, Ont.

Announced by AMND that Rheinmetall Canada Inc. awarded a sub-contract to Kongsberg Protech Systems Canada in support of the new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles.

More information:

$100 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced contract awarded to Textron Systems Canada Inc.)
January 23, 2013 Stratford, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to SteelCraft Inc. of Stratford, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$10.39 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 22, 2013 Carignan, Que.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Terminal & Cable TC Inc. of Carignan, Québec, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$11.22 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 21, 2013 Hammonds Plains, N.S.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to IMP Electronic Systems of Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$2.74 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 21, 2013 Brampton, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to General Kinetics Engineering Corp. of Brampton, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$16.76 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 London, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a number of subcontracts in the London area, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

The total value of these sub-contracts is $19.67 million (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Waterville, N.S.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. of Waterville, Nova Scotia, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$3.27 million sub-contract (as result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 White City, Sask.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Dumur Industries Ltd. of White City, Saskatchewan, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$4.67 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Sault Sainte Marie, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to China Steel Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$1.03 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Kelowna, B.C.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Reidco Metal Industries Ltd. of Kelowna, British Columbia, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$1.73 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Richmond, B.C.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Ryan Manufacturing Inc. of Richmond, British Columbia, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$2.76 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada)
January 18, 2013 Mississauga, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to MJ Manufacturing, a Division of Martinrea Intl. Inc., of Mississauga, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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$1.16 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Cambridge, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Barrday, Inc. of Cambridge, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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$6.0 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Hawkesbury, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Tulmar Safety Systems, Inc. of Hawkesbury, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$2.29 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Saint Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Mil-Quip Inc. of Saint Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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$2.31 million sub-contract (as result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 18, 2013 Orangeville, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to The Data Cable Co. Inc. of Orangeville, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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$1.89 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 17, 2013 Tillsonburg, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to J/E Bearing and Machine Ltd. of Tillsonburg, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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$4.35 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 17, 2013 Woodstock, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded two sub-contracts to: 1) Cornell Welding and Fabricating Ltd. of Woodstock, Ontario; and 2) Harvan Engineering Limited of Woodstock, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

The total value of these sub-contracts is $5.31 million (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 16, 2013 Toronto, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Qualified Metal Fabricators Ltd. of Toronto, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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$3.98 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)
January 15, 2013 Milton, Ont.

Announced that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada awarded a sub-contract to Parker Hannifin Canada of Milton, Ontario, in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

More information:

$3.04 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada)

 

2012

2012

DateLocation Summary of AnnouncementAmount
December 17, 2012 Gatineau, Que.

Announced by Min PWGSC and AMND - a definition phase contract with General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada for the Light Armoured Vehicle Reconnaissance Surveillance System Upgrade Project.

More information:

$10.8-million (taxes included)
December 14, 2012 Dartmouth, N.S.

Announced by MND and AMND - contract for sonobuoys technical investigation and engineering support. 

More information:

$2.5 million
November 30, 2012 Halton Hills, Ont.

Announced by the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, on behalf of AMND – contract to supply a simulator system that will be used to train CF personnel in chemical detection.

More information:

$6.6 million
November 30, 2012 Québec City, Que.

Announced by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of AMND – contract for the repair and overhaul of engines for the Leopard 2 family of vehicles.

More information:

$10.16 million over three years. The contract includes two one-year extension options, which could bring the total contract value to $22.09 million.
November 30, 2012 Carleton Place, Ont.

Announced by AMND - contract for the manufacturing of 13,624 Communication Selector Boxes and 4,937 Power Distribution Units - Small Form Factor in support of the Land Command Support System.

More information:

$38.7 million
November 9, 2012  Edmonton Atla., and London, Ont. 

Announced by PWGSC Min and Ed Holder, Member of Parliament for London West on behalf of PWGSC Min – a contract amendment with General Dynamics Land Systems for 66additional upgraded Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV)III. 

$151 million (taxes included)
November 2, 2012 Halifax, N.S. 

Announced by AMND – contract for important sonar technology for the Royal Canadian Navy's Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels. 

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$13.4 million 
October 30, 2012  Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que. 

Announced by AMND – that Textron Systems Canada Inc. awarded a sub-contract to Rheinmetall Canada in support of the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles project. 

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$205 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced contract awarded to Textron Systems Canada Inc.) 
October 22, 2012  Ottawa, Ont.  

Announced by AMND and Minister of PWGSC - contract for the procurement of enhanced combat uniforms for the Canadian Forces.  

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 $8.5 million
September 11, 2012  CFB Halifax, N.S. 

Announced by AMND – contract for an Ultra High Frequency Wireless radio system for the Halifax-class. 

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$12.3 million 
July 27, 2012  Ottawa, Ont. 

Announce by John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of MND - a contract for flight simulation technical investigation and engineering services to CAE in Ottawa, Ontario. 

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 $22.6 million
July 11, 2012 Saskatoon, Sask.  

Announced by the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification), on behalf of AMND - awarding of a sub-contract by GDLS-C to SED Systems in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, for the production of power control modules for the Canadian Forces LAV III.

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$5.1 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada)
July 10, 2012  Halifax, N.S. 

Announced by MND, on behalf of Min PWGSC – a preliminary contract for the Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships.

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$9.3 million 
June 8, 2012 Gagetown, N.B.  

Announced by AMND - the decision by the Government of Canada that Textron Systems Canada Inc., of Ottawa, Ontario, has been selected to provide the Canadian Army with 500 Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles.  

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$603.3 million for acquisition and $105.4 million for approximately five years of in-service support included in the support contract.  
June 7, 2012   Lower Sackville, N.S. 

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC - procurement of six Remote Operated Vehicles from Aurora ROV Systems Ltd. 

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$1.66 million  
May 28, 2012  Mirabel, Que. 

The Government of Canada has awarded a one-year contract for the maintenance of the Canadian Forces' fleet of five CC-150 Polaris (Airbus) aircraft to a Mirabel-based company, L-3 MAS (Military Aviation Services)following a competitive selection process.

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The contract has a value of up to $25 million for a period of 10 months. There are also six extension options of one month each.
May 22, 2012 Burlington, Ont. 

Announced by AMND – awarding of a contract to L-3 WESCAM of Burlington, Ontario, for the repair and overhaul of surveillance sensors on the Canadian Forces’ fleet of CH-146 Griffon helicopters. 

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$10 million 
February 23, 2012  Ottawa, Ont. 

Announced by Minister of Public Safety and Regional Minister for Manitoba on behalf of AMND and Minister PWGSC – awarding of a contract to Peerless Garments, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for the production of 33 000sets of Naval Wind Raingear for the Royal Canadian Navy.  

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$16.9 million 
February 22, 2012 Kelowna, B.C. 

Announced by Mr. Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country on behalf of AMND – awarding of a sub-contract by GDLS-C to ArmorWorks in Kelowna, British Columbia, for the production of seating and add-on armour for the Canadian Forces LAV III. 

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$9.5 million sub-contract (as a result of the previously announced implementation contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada) 
February 6, 2012  St. Catharines, Ont. 

Announced by Mr. Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament forSt. Catharines and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship andImmigration on behalf of AMND and Min PWGSC – awarding of a contract to refit Her Majesty'sCanadian Ship (HMCS) Athabaskan.  

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$21.7 million 

 

2011

2011

Date

LocationSummary of Announcement Amount
October 21, 2011 London, ON and Edmonton, Alta.

Announced by AMND and Min PWGSC - Implementation Phase of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.

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  • Harper Government Invests in the Canadian Forces and Jobs (London, Ontario)
$1.064 billion
August 31, 2011 Mirabel, Que.

Announced by AMND, Min Industry and Min PWGSC - amendment to the CF-18 Primary Air Vehicle contract with L-3 Military Aviation Services to include the full scope of the Optimized Weapon System Support program.

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$111 million
June 29, 2011 Halifax, N.S.

Announced by MND - awarding of a contract in support ofa larger DND initiative to renew the Halifax-Classfrigates, called the Halifax-Class Modernization / Frigate Life Extension Project (HCM-FELEX).

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$7 million
January 25, 2011 Winnipeg, Man.

Announced by MND - Investments in the Air Force: TCR Modernization and acquirement of 14 new aircraft cargo loaders.

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$80 million (TCR Project)$5.6 million (cargo loaders)

 

2010

2010

Date

LocationSummary of Announcement Amount
October 17, 2010 Calgary, Alta.

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC – awarding of a contract for the in-service support on the avionics systems of the CF-18s.

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Approx. $274 million
September 13, 2010 St. John’s, N.L.

Announced by MND - Production of 42,500 pairs of sea boots.

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$6.1 million
September 9, 2010 Gagetown, N.B.

Announced by MND - Acquisition of 2110 field space heaters and 520 water heaters.

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$15.4 million
September 1, 2010 Mirabel, Que.

Announced by PM - CF-18 Primary Air Vehicle (PAV) Systems Engineering Support Contract extension.

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$467 million
July 16, 2010 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and Minister Industry – Fifth Generation Joint Strike Fighter: Acquirement of 65 F-35 aircraft.

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$9 billion
July 15, 2010 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND – Op HESTIA Supply Donation.

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$764,000.00
July 14, 2010 Halifax, N.S.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and Min Industry – Joint Support Ships: Procurement of two new support ships.

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$2.6 billion
June 6, 2010 London, Ont.

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC – Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) III Upgrade Project Definition Contract.

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$34 million
June 4, 2010 Trenton, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and Min Industry – Delivery of 17 new CC-130J Hercules.

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Approx. $1.4 billion for acquisition and approx. $723 million in-service support
June 3, 2010 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC, DFO and CED – National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

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  • Government of Canada announces National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy
$35 billion

 

 

2009

2009

DateLocationSummary of Announcement Amount
August 11, 2009 Miramichi, N.B.

Announce by MND – the awarding of a contract to DEW Engineering and Development ULC for the provision of Special Equipment Vehicle (SEV) Baseline Shelters.

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$130 million
August 10, 2009 CFB Halifax, N.S.

Announced by MND and Min Industry - the awarding a contract to the Boeing Company for the purchase of 15 Chinook helicopters

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$1.2 billion for acquisition, with approximately $2.2 billion for 20 years of in-service support
July 8, 2009 Oromocto, N.B.

Announced by MND, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), and C Army – GoC plans to procure the next generation of land combat vehicles (FLCV).

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$5 billion
July 2, 2009 Montreal, Que.

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC - the awarding of a contract to Weir Canada Inc. for the operation of the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE).

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$600 million
March 9, 2009 NDHQ - Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and Min Industry - two long-term support contracts for the Army's Land Command Support System (LCSS).

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$525 million
February 13, 2009 CAE Inc. HQ - Montreal, Que. Announced by PM and Min PWGSC - Operational Training System Provider: simulation training for the new CC-130J Hercules fleet. $346 million
January 9, 2009 CFB Valcartier, Que.

Announced by MND and Min Intergovernmental Affairs - Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS): 1300 Military Commercial Off-the-shelf vehicles (MilCOTS).

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$274 million

 

 

2008

2008

DateLocationSummary of AnnouncementAmount
December 19, 2008 St. John’s, N.L.

Announced by MND - the awarding of a contract to Newfoundland and Labrador-based Provincial Aerospace Ltd. for the mid-life inspection and refurbishment of four CT-142 Dash 8 military training aircraft.

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$2.3 million
September 6, 2008 Halifax, N.S.

Announced by MND – new overland surveillance capability for the Canadian Forces’ CP-140 Aurora aircraft.

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$20 million
August 7, 2008 St Hubert, Que.

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC - Afghanistan Air Capabilities: six Chartered Helicopters (MI17s), six Chinook Ds, small UAV (Scan Eagle), and two-year tactical (Heron) UAV lease.

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$437 million
April 21, 2008 Halifax Shipyards, N.S.Victoria Ships Ltd., B.C.

Announced by MND (East) and Min PWGSC (West) - Refit portion of the Halifax Class Modernization / Frigate Life Extension Project (HCM/FELEX).

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  • The Government of Canada Announces Refit of Navy Frigates
$900 million

 

 

2007

2007

Date

LocationSummary of AnnouncementAmount
September 12, 2007 Halifax, N.S.

Announced by MND – the awarding of a maintenance contract to Halifax-based IMP Group Ltd, Aerospace Division for Canada’s search and rescue helicopter, the CH-149 Cormorant.

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$591 million
July 9, 2007 HMC Esquimalt Dockyard, Esquimalt, B.C.

Announced by PM – Six to eight Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships

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$3.1 billion for acquisition, with approximately $4.3 billion provided for operations and maintenance over their 25-year lifespan.
May 10, 2007 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC, Min Industry and CDS – purchase of 82 Armoured Heavy Support Vehicle Systems (AHSVS) from DaimlerChrysler AG.

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$87 million
April 12, 2007 La Citadelle -Quebec City, Q.C.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and CDS - Purchase of up to 100 Leopard II Main Battle Tanks

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$650 million
March 30, 2007 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND – contract award for the CF-18 Advanced Multi-Role Infrared Sensor (AMIRS) project.

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$126 million
February 2, 2007 Ottawa, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and Min Industry – the awarding of a contract to The Boeing Company to supply four strategic airlift aircraft to the Canadian Forces.

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$1.8 billion for acquisition, plus an estimated contract value of $1.6 billion for 20 years of in-service support.

 

 

2006

2006

DateLocationSummary of AnnouncementAmount
June 29, 2006 CFB Trenton, Ont.

Announced by MND, Min PWGSC and Min Industry - four strategic and 17 tactical aircraft, and in-service support.

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$8.3 billion
June 28, 2006 CFB Edmonton, Alta.

Announced by MND, Min Public Safety and Min PWGSC – 15 medium-to-heavy lift Helicopters, and in-service support.

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$4.7 billion
June 27, 2006 CFB Valcartier, Que.

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC - 2300 medium-sized logistics trucks, and in-service support.

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$1.2 billion
June 26, 2006 CFB Halifax, N.S.

Announced by MND and Min PWGSC – three Joint Support Ships (supply ships), and in-service support.

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$2.9 billion

 

 

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