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LAV Recce Surveillance System

Project Type

Project Replace


Deliver 66 reconnaissance vehicles to replace the current Coyote fleet. The new vehicle is based on the upgraded Light Armoured Vehicle.


Procurement Strategy: Sole Source with General Dynamics and Land Systems - Canada and several sub-contractors. All platforms can be equipped with Add on Armour. Mast and sensors (less RADAR) can be operated on the move.

The acquisition cost for this project is approximately $620 million.

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Funding Range

$500 million to $1 billion

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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