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Canadian Air Defence Sector Upgrade

Project Type

Project Replace


To ensure Canadian component of NORAD is fully interoperable with the other air defence sectors throughout North America, the CADS Upgrade project will deliver and install equipment and software that is common to all NORAD air defence sectors.


Specifically by upgrading the Battle Control System-Fixed, installing the secure integrated communications system and address air defence operations business continuity.

Funding Range

$50 million to $99 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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