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Project Type

Project Replace

Objective

To provide tactical radio direction finding and a signals collection, analysis, fusion and exploitation strategic capability to the Halifax-class frigates.

Requirements

This is a joint Canadian Armed Forces project that will standardize and replace the current mission-fit of Cryptologic Direct Support Element equipment suite. This capability will provide time-critical, tactically relevant warning of threat emissions in the Communications Intercept and Electronic Intelligence spectrums. In addition, it must replace the obsolete AN/SRD-504. Mast space and weight allocation for the antenna will not exceed that currently apportioned to AN/SRD-504 on board Halifax-class frigates.

Funding Range

$100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

Not applicable.

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