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Integrated Soldier System Project

Project Type

Project New

Objective

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.

Requirements

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.

Funding Range

$250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

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Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

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