Thales today announced that DND has awarded the joint enterprise the Directorate Land Command Techniques Application Administration Computer software Engineering Facility (DSEF) software package units engineering agreement for Land C4ISR.
The first phrase of the deal is for 5 many years by to April 2028 and involves five supplemental just one-calendar year solutions letting Canada to prolong it. The agreement is valued at up to $136 million CAD.
As a contractual joint enterprise, the a few firms will mix their respective experience in the Canadian and international defence C4ISR domain to supply specialised application advancement and integration alternatives to the Canadian Military.
“The prospect to further enable the Army’s digital transformation in close collaboration with KWESST and Modis Canada as our associates is 1 Thales welcomes. Together, we can innovate and sustain C4ISR methods that the Military can have faith in, both of those in its response to a modifying planet and in pursuit of Canada’s defence coverage. It’s also an chance for us to even more leverage Thales’ experience in Land command & handle as very well as in collaborative battle devices as a result of COBALT Mission Spine: an interconnected process of devices intended to meet the Canadian Armed Forces’ sovereign mission wants from the main to the much edge – now and into the long run.” Ian Krepps, Vice-President, Organization Enhancement & Expansion, Thales Canada
“KWESST is unbelievably fired up to be functioning with Thales and Modis on Canada this deal. The two providers – respectively – are pretty very regarded in the Canadian defence community. Exclusively, for KWESST, the acquire represents an significant validating milestone as section of KWESST’s expansion technique as a land tactical digitization growth and integration property. A lot more particularly, the organization is humbled to be chosen as the Canadian Army’s central provider of Oblique Hearth control software package, Artillery Fireplace handle application, and Sniper ballistics regulate computer software advancement and aid companies. KWESST is now a crucial force growth companion for the Canadian Military as the latter looks to put into action its Electronic Modernization Technique.” David Luxton, Govt Chairman, KWESST Micro Devices
“Modis Canada Inc. is fired up to enter into this joint undertaking partnership with two world class corporations as we bolster our choices to the Canadian Department of National Defence. In securing this contract, Modis Canada, Thales and KWESST have been equipped to blend our respective know-how in proposing a sturdy giving to Canada. We seem forward to giving digital modernization providers in C4ISR and Software Enhancement and keep on to forge a optimistic functioning romantic relationship with Thales and KWESST heading forward.” Brian Rogic, Income Director for Modis Canada Inc.
The function will incorporate tasks associated to software package improvement and engineering of Land C4ISR devices and expert products and services to assistance the Director Land Command Techniques Method Administration (DLCSPM) – not only with the sustainment of the LC4ISR specialised computer software, but also in acquiring future evolutions of apps that will add to Canadian defence plan.