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Cormorant In-Service Support Contract

Project Type

Support Contract In Support Services


This In-Service Support (ISS) contract is to implement the first to third-line maintenance support and other management responsibilities necessary to provide mission ready aircraft to the Royal Canadian Air Force at 9 Wing Gander, 14 Wing Greenwood, 19 Wing Comox and potentially 8 Wing Trenton (upon return of the CH149 Cormorant to that location as a result of the CH149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade [CMLU] Project). The Crown will retain specific responsibilities and authorities for oversight of operations, maintenance, engineering, logistics, and airworthiness for this contract.


The Cormorant ISS contract will provide first to third-line maintenance, engineering activities necessary for life cycle management and continuing airworthiness, aircraft and component repair and overhaul, integrated logistic support (including overall management of spares and materiel), equipment and technical publications management, and technical training for pilots and flight engineers.

Funding Range

$1 billion to $4.99 billion

Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)

Start Options Analysis
To be determined
Start Definition
Not applicable
Start Implementation
Not applicable
Initial Delivery
Final Delivery
Not applicable

Defence Capability Areas

Defence Capability Investment Areas

Key Industrial Capabilities

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