Military Embedded Systems

Canadian special forces combat vehicle contract won by Polaris Defense

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December 20, 2016

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Photo by Polaris

MINNEAPOLIS. Officials at Public Works and Procurement Canada (PSPC) selected Polaris Defense for the Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle (ULCV) contract worth an estimated $15.5 million. The contract includes DAGOR vehicles, maintenance and operator training, spare parts, and the option for additional vehicles to meet the requirements of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM).

Under contract, Polaris will provide a custom vehicle to meet Canada's special operation forces requirements. The DAGOR platform will undergo engineering and mission configurations to incorporate new features and capabilities, including redesigned payload configuration, weapons mounts, electrical system improvements, and integrated communication systems.

Polaris and CANSOFCOM will collaborate for the final vehicle configuration, testing, and production of the ULCV.

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