Weapon Effects Simulation Mid Life Upgrade
The Project will upgrade or replace the current hardware and software used by the Weapons Effects Simulation (WES) systems at Canadian Army bases. The Project will augment instrumentation and simulation equipment to increase the realism of joint collective training exercises. The Project will take advantage of technological advances to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of training and the After Action Review process.
Potential project requirements and deliverables could include: improvements to soldier and vehicle WES equipment, integration of air assets, improved exercise control software and communications networks, expansion of communications coverage zones, integration with constructive and/or virtual simulations, and instrumentation at urban training sites.
$250 million to $499 million
Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)
- 2019/2020 Start Options Analysis
- 2023/2024 Start Definition
- 2025/2026 Start Implementation
- 2027/2028 Initial Delivery
- 2029/2030 Final Delivery
Defence Capability Areas
Defence Capability Investment Areas
Key Industrial Capabilities
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