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C6 GPMG Modernization

Project Type

Project Replace


The project will modernize the C6 General Purpose Machine Gun.


The project will procure a new fleet of modernized C6A1 General Purpose Machine Guns that will provide enhanced capabilities and reliability. The new weapon will accommodate optical sights, aiming devices, improved ammunition and ancillaries load carriage system for C6 teams. The C6 flexible configuration will be upgraded to the C6A1 variant and all the different armoured fighting vehicle coaxial configurations will be rationalized.

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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