Integrated Soldier System Project
This project will significantly enhance a soldier's situational awareness, generate precise navigational informational and provide greater command and control for army units, thus improving their performance and protection. It will deliver tactical communications (voice and data) to the dismounted field force. The project will deliver incremental performance improvements via three successive cycles, each building on the successes and lessons learned from the previous one.
Wearable communication suites, complete with required accessories and support equipment. This equipment will allow soldiers to be better connected to their teams during operations.
Two contracts were awarded to Rheinmetall Canada in 2015. The acquisition and support contracts are valued at a maximum of $250 million.
Other contracts have been and will be awarded to various companies to enhance the overall system including those for integration of the Integrated Soldier System with the existing Land Command Support System.
$250 million to $499 million
Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)
- Completed Start Options Analysis
- Completed Start Definition
- Completed Start Implementation
- Completed Initial Delivery
- 2021/2022 Final Delivery
Defence Capability Areas
Defence Capability Investment Areas
Key Industrial Capabilities
- Advanced Materials
- Artificial Intelligence
- Cyber Resilience
- Defence Systems Integration
- Electro-Optical/Infrared Systems
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