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Aurora Incremental Modernization Project

Project Type

Project Replace


To modernize the fleet of 14 Aurora aircraft.


To acquire, integrate and install new mission systems and sensors onto 14 CP-140 Aurora aircraft to provide the Canadian Armed Forces with a world-class intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability, enabling it to effectively conduct its domestic and international roles until 2030.

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Funding Range

$1 billion to $4.99 billion

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Options Analysis Phase
Definition Phase
Implementation Phase
In Progress
Initial Delivery
Final Delivery

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

To be determined.

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