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Enhanced Recovery Capability

Project Type

Project Replace


This project will replace the Canadian Armed Forces Heavy Logistic Vehicle Wheeled (HLVW) Wrecker/Recovery configuration. It will transform the recovery portion of the sustain capability by enabling modern technologies to effectively recover the newer and heavier armoured fighting and logistics vehicles that cannot currently be recovered in a safe and suitable manner


This project will rationalize, replace and modernize the in-service recovery capability and related equipment, thereby enabling sustain capability transformation to meet the needs of the Canadian Armed Forces Regular, Reserve and Joint units in a safe and effective manner. The project will field a new heavy recovery system to extract and winch mired wheeled vehicles, to right vehicles in a controlled manner, to lift vehicles and logistics containers (for recovery purposes) and to suspend tow damaged or unserviceable vehicles.

Funding Range

$250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

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

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

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