The Life Cycle Cost of the Canadian Surface Combatants — A Fiscal Analysis
In response to a request by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO), this report presents a cost analysis of the Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC) program, including estimates for the Development, Acquisition, Operations and Sustainment, and Disposal phases of the fleet’s life cycle.
The total life cycle cost of the CSC program is estimated to be $306.0 billion.
Development phase costs are estimated at $4.3 billion.
Acquisition phase costs are estimated at $80.2 billion.
Operations and Sustainment phase costs are estimated at $219.8 billion.
Disposal phase costs are estimated at $1.7 billion.
The total estimated cost of the development, acquisition, operations and sustainment, and disposal of the CSC fleet is $306.0 billion over a 65-year period.
This new evaluation takes into account revised production schedules, and amended inflation projections.
Parliamentary Budget Officer