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Joint Fires Modernization

Project Type

Project New


Joint Fires Modernization Project (JFM) will enable tactical, operational and strategic fires and effects information to be shared through a digital network in near real-time. This capability will enable instantaneous sharing of the fires Common Operating Picture (COP) including targets, friendly locations and C2 information (i.e. boundaries, orders, etc.)


Project requirements will include fires C2 and targeting software, tactical equipment and simulation capability for dismounted and mounted operations. It will likely replace some or all of the in-service operational and training equipment by acquiring modernized and digitized hardware and software that will provide a digital networked capability for all operating environments. It will replace the in-service fires simulation systems by acquiring realistic and immersive complex battlefield simulators that will be networked to the Land Vehicles Crew Training System common computer generated imagery. The focus will be on providing increased interoperability (with other elements and coalition partners), lethality and robustness.

Funding Range

$250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Options Analysis Phase
Definition Phase
In Progress
Start Implementation
Initial Delivery
Final Delivery

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

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