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Aviation Capable Weather Observation System

Project Type

Project Replace


This project is upgrading the current automated weather observation systems, enhancing existing limited observation sites, replacing selected sites that were decommissioned due to unavailability of parts, and maintaining commonality amongst the CAF weather observation systems.


48 systems are being installed; 22 Limited Weather Information Systems (LWIS) at North Warning System (NWS) Short Range Radar (SRR) sites, and 26 AWOS at the NWS' 7 Long Range Radar (LRR) sites and 19 at various CAF locations (including CFS Alert).

A contract of approximately $19 million was awarded to All Weather Inc in 2012.

Funding Range

Under $20 million

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Options Analysis Phase
Definition Phase
Implementation Phase
Initial Delivery
Final Delivery

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

Not applicable.

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