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Multi-Fleet Air Traffic Management Avionics

Project Type

Project Replace


To upgrade Communications Navigation Surveillance Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) avionics systems in a number of Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) fleets to allow operations in future domestic and international airspace.


With impending changes to domestic and international airspace rules, many aircraft fleets and ground systems require numerous CNS/ATM upgrades. These upgrades consist of Performance Based Navigation certified GPS, Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast datalinks, and Mode S transponders to operate in civilian controlled airspace; and Identification Friend or Foe Mode 5 transponders to participate in coalition operations.

Funding Range

$250 million to $499 million

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

Not applicable.

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