New Machine Guns for Canadian Armed Forces
“This needed investment continues our government’s commitment to provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the modern equipment they deserve. This purchase will provide the necessary tools to the women and men who serve, so they can do the important work we ask of them. As Strong, Secure, Engaged promised, our government continues to modernize military equipment for our troops.”
– Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan
First deliveries of the new GPMGs are anticipated for late-2020, with final deliveries anticipated in 2023.
The value of the contract is $96.97 million (taxes included).
The contract was awarded under the Munitions Supply Program administered by Public Services and Procurement Canada.
The procurement includes related equipment such as a cleaning and repair kit, spare parts, and sling to carry the weapon.
Department of National Defence
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