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Point Defence Missile System Upgrade

Project Type

Project Replace


"To upgrade the current Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Point Defence Missile System to enable the Royal Canadian Navy Halifax Class ships to defend against current and future air threats.


PDMSU project will acquire sufficient inventory of ESSM Block 2 to meet operational stock, training and tactical development. It will also make required changes to the ship and shore-based and training systems and integrate the upgrades into the Halifax-class Combat Management System.

Funding Range

$500 million to $1 billion

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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