Protected Military Satellite Communication
The PMSC project is providing the CF with a protected, global MILSATCOM capability. The project includes MILSATCOM terminals for ships and submarines, strategic communications units, and deployed land, sea and air forces.
Provide DND with the long-range and protected communications capability critical to command and control of deployed forces by: acquiring guaranteed capability on the US highly protected, global, AEHF MILSATCOM space segment through a DND/DoD MOU entitled "Development, Documentation, Production and Initial Fielding of Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM)", signed in Nov 99, Procuring and installing, where appropriate, compatible ground segment (IMI ATG, Transportable and Naval) MILSATCOM terminals, and setting up an effective operations, management and life-cycle support system for the ground segment
$500 million to $1 billion
Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)
- Completed Start Options Analysis
- Completed Start Definition
- Completed Start Implementation
- Completed Initial Delivery
- 2024/2025 Final Delivery
Defence Capability Areas
Defence Capability Investment Areas
- Satellite Communications Systems
- Satellite Subsystems
- Satellites and Space-based Vehicles
- Advanced/Emerging Technologies
Key Industrial Capabilities
To be determined.
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