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Assault Rifle Project

Project Type

Project Replace


The Assault Rifle Project will replace the C7/C8 for the fighting echelon of the Canadian Armed Forces.


The Project could include a new or same caliber weapon with improved design and materials that improves performance, day and night optics, the ability to share power to devices through a powered rail, and the ability to integrate with soldier information and sensing devices.

Funding Range

$500 million to $1 billion

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

To be determined.

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