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Hornet Extension Project (HEP) - Phase 1

Project Type

Project Extension

Objective

To improve CF-18 avionics and mission support systems in order to ensure compliance to regulatory and interoperability requirements of the CF-18 beyond 2020 and until transition to a permanent replacement fighter. The project will upgrade up to 94 CF-18s (including the 18 RAAF).

Requirements

The Department of National Defence is planning to improve on-board avionics system and off board mission support systems of CF-18 fleet to remain interoperable with the allies and meet the civil/military aviation regulation beyond 2020. This phase of the project is linked with the delivery of the Future Fighter Capability Project.

Funding Range

$250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

To be determined.

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