Defence equipment

Defence equipment

The aircraft, ships, vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in training and operations. Investments in new equipment that will ensure that our military is ready to take on future challenges.


Services and information


The Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of aircraft including fighter jets, helicopters and training aircraft.


The weapons used by CAF members during training and operations.


The suite of vehicles used by the Canadian Army, including armoured vehicles, tanks and carriers.


The Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet of ships including warships, submarines and coastal defence vessels.

Defence equipment purchases and upgrades

Defence purchases, upgrades, and maintenance projects for land, sea, and air equipment.

Engineering support and testing

Regulations and test facilities that ensure the safety, security and effectiveness of military equipment.

Military airworthiness

The program, governing bodies and policy documents that regulate the safety of Canada’s military aircraft.

What we are doing


Current equipment projects

Current land, air and sea projects to upgrade defence equipment and technology.

CAF Stories: Tank Days

Master Corporal Raine talks about working with old army tanks in the installment of CAF stories.

Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre

Learn about this Canadian centre for air power development.

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