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Annex B: Research and Development Program

Research and Development supports the technological response to challenges and opportunities identified as essential to implementing CCG activities. Research and Development projects generate the knowledge required to respond to an evolving operational environment, evolving client demands and broad-based adjustments to program structures. The ongoing projects for 2011–2012, listed below, have detailed deliverables that are required to achieve mission goals.

Program CodeProject TitleTotal Estimated Cost ($000)2011–2012 Funding ($000)
Waterways Management Services & Marine Communications and Traffic Services
FMCF3 Under keel clearance module (A component of the Monitoring and
Identification of Risks Integrated Tool (MIRIT)
391.4 50.0
Aids to Navigation
FQAP6 Continuation of Synthetic Mooring Residual Strength Field Trial 33.0 8.0
Waterways Management Services
MNW08 St. Lawrence River Water Level Forecasting Model with Ice Covers
— Phase 1 (Literature review and feasibility study)
116.0 17.0
Icebreaking Services
FVGV6 Ice Hazard Radar 401.0 75.0
    Total 150.0