National Defence spent an estimated $6.9B in 2021-2022 on contracts.
Across 87,602 contracts active since the start of the 2017-2018 fiscal year, 8,590 have at least one amendment (10%). Of contracts with amendments, the average increase in dollar value was 68% and the average number of amendments was 1.4. Cumulatively these amendments represent an increase of $11.3B over the original contract values.
The average contract duration was 0.52 years, and the average contract value (not including contracts under $10k) was $815.7K. The longest contract was 36.37 years. The largest contract by value (including amendments) was $3.3B.