OTTAWA–General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada announced today that it was awarded the Halifax-class Combat Systems (HCCS) In-Service Support (ISS) contract valued at $182M over six years (including tax).

General Dynamics will support the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) operational readiness and sustainment objectives providing ISS to six Combat Systems on 12 Halifax-class ships, RCN Fleet Schools, Fleet Maintenance Facilities and the Naval Electronic Systems Test Range Atlantic and Pacific.

“General Dynamics has a long and proud history of working closely with the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Navy – building on 30 years of support to the Halifax-class ships,” said David Ibbetson, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Mission Systems–International. “With this contract, we are proud to maintain technology-driven careers from Halifax to Ottawa and Victoria for years to come.”

This ISS contract will help ensure the RCN’s HCCS Equipment Group – which largely includes radar systems – are ready for any mission. General Dynamics is also upgrading and maintaining underwater sensors on the Halifax-class ships via the Underwater Warfare Suite Upgrade contract – further contributing to technologies that generate economic impact for Canada.

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada delivers advanced system solutions to Canadian and international customers. Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, it is one of the largest defence and security companies in Canada and is a world-class prime contractor and systems integrator for military and cyber applications. For more information on General Dynamics Mission Systems, visit gdmissionsystems.ca/.