Arcfield Canada has secured a two-year contract extension to continue providing support services for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) CF-18 Avionics (AVS) Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) programme.

The $39.7m (C$50m) follow-on contract was awarded by the Department of National Defence.

As agreed, Arcfield Canada will continue to offer engineering and logistical support services for the entire CF-18 avionics suite until March 2024.

The scope of work also includes support services for associated equipment.

Arcfield chairman and CEO Kevin Kelly said: “This extension is a testament to the expertise and value we have provided on the OWSS programme over the last several decades.

“As a company that is built on a foundation of always putting our customers’ missions first, we are honoured to continue this mission-critical work for Canada’s Department of National Defence.”

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

Arcfield Canada has been providing support services for the RCAF’s CF-18 fighter jet for more than 30 years.

The company is said to have completed more than 70,000 repairs on the CF-18 avionics.

Arcfield Canada director of Canadian operations Jacques Comtois said: “We are pleased that the Department of National Defence and the RCAF have trusted Arcfield to continue its service for the CF-18 aircraft.

“For 35 years, our organisation has been a dedicated and valued partner to the Canadian Armed Forces supporting Canada’s fighter fleet, and we look forward to continuing that partnership through this contract.”

Arcfield Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arcfield, which offers systems engineering and integration services to the US Government and its allies.

The parent firm employs around 1,200 engineers, IT specialists, analysts and other professionals.