Advanced Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Defeat
The objective of the project is to enhance the Canadian Armed Forces capability to mitigate the threat of improvised explosive devices on future operations. It will improve the Canadian Armed Forces’ ability to anticipate, analyse and protect against improvised explosive device attacks.
This project will examine land and air based remote detection and multi-sensor landmine detection systems that will exploit emerging technology. It will provide to the Canadian Armed Forces longer-term counter-improvised explosive device equipment that will respond to emerging threat technologies and methodologies. The project will also procure an integrated stand-off detection, warning and defeat system for route clearance and convoy operations.
$100 million to $249 million
Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)
- 2019/2020 Start Options Analysis
- 2021/2022 Start Definition
- 2023/2024 Start Implementation
- 2025/2026 Initial Delivery
- 2028/2029 Final Delivery
Defence Capability Areas
- Joint Support & Sustainment
- Personal Equipment and Protection Systems
- Surveillance & Reconnaissance
- Emerging Technology
- Training and Simulation
Defence Capability Investment Areas
- Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD)
- Warning Systems
- Advanced/Integrated Sensing Systems
- Optical Systems
- Photonics systems
- Unmanned and/or Autonomous Systems
- Simulation Equipment
- Simulation Software
Key Industrial Capabilities
To be determined.
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