Selected Canadian Military Export Contracts Reported During 2002

Tasneem Jamal

Autumn 2003 Volume 24 Issue 3

Overseas contracts during 2002 (non-US)

Supplier City/Province Military product/service Contract value Recipient
Atlantis Aerospace Corp Brampton, ON F/A-18 fighter aircraft training systemsg $12 million Australia
Naval tactical team trainer – contract extension $2.9 million Saudi Arabia
Bell Helicopter Textron Mirabel, QC 2 Bell 412 helicopters for pilot trainingg $17 million UK
4 Bell 412 helicopters for use in Cyprusg $32 million* UK
Bombardier Inc  Mirabel, QC F/A-18 fighter aircraft refurbishment kits $13 million Australia
Moose Jaw, SK Pilot training under NATO program Not reported Hungary
Bristol Aerospace Ltd Winnipeg, MB EH-101 helicopter engine componentsg $10 million UK
CAE Inc Montreal, QC 4 naval patrol vessel management systemsg $37 million Malaysia
2 SuperLynx 300 helicopter simulators Not reported Oman
Naval landing vessel management system Not reported South Korea
CMC Electronics Inc Montreal, QC Tactical radios for radio relay system $5.9 million Taiwan
Tornado fighter aircraft avionics system $20 million Germany
General Dynamics Canada Nepean, ON Ballistic computers for M60 tank upgradesg Not reported Jordan
Diemaco Inc Kitchener, ON Small arms $3 million Norway
$3 million Denmark
Northstar Aerospace Milton, ON Lynx helicopters main rotor headsg $9 million UK
Orenda Aerospace Mississauga, ON Gripen fighter aircraft engine componentsg $14 million Sweden
Pivotal Power Inc Bedford, NS Communication system power suppliesg $23.9 million UK
Pratt & Whitney Canada Longueuil, QC MD Combat Explorer helicopter enginesg $12 million* Mexico
EMB-312 Tucano trainer aircraft engines $4.3 million Peru
C-295 transport aircraft engines for air forceg $24 million* China
Engines for Z-8, Z-10 & A109 helicoptersg Not reported
PZL M-28 transport aircraft enginesg $2 million* Nepal
SNC Tec Le Gardeur, QC Leopard battle tank 105mm ammunitiong $5.5 million Australia
Spar Aerospace Ltd Edmonton, AB C-130 Hercules transport aircraft upgrade $143 million Greece

US contracts during 2002 (for US combat systems)

Supplier City/Province Military product/service Contract value Recipient
CAE Inc Montreal, QC Black Hawk & Chinook helicopter simulators $5 million US Army
CMC Electronics Inc Montreal, QC Black Hawk helicopter avionics upgradesg $6.7 million US Army
Guided missile firing panels $0.3 million US Navy
Composites Atlantic Ltd Lunenburg, NS Joint Strike Fighter aircraft compositesg Not reported US Air Force
Elcan Optical Technologies Midland, ON M145 machine gun optical sights $0.2 million US Army
Filtran Microcircuits Inc Ottawa, ON Standard missile microwave componentsg Not reported US Navy
Gas Tops Ltd Ottawa, ON Joint Strike Fighter aircraft diagnosticsg Not reported US Air Force
General Dynamics Canada Nepean, ON 40mm grenade machine gun fire controlsg Not reported US Navy
Haley Industries Ltd Haley, ON Joint Strike Fighter aircraft fan housingg Not reported US Air Force
Héroux Inc Longueuil, QC X-45B unpiloted combat aircraft landing gearg $17 million US Army
F-16 fighter & other aircraft landing gear $31 million US Air Force
Offshore Systems Ltd North Vancouver, BC Naval carrier battle group navigation systems $1.1 million US Navy
Orenda Aerospace Mississauga, ON F-5 fighter & other aircraft engine repairs $190 million US Air Force
Pratt & Whitney Canada Longueuil, QC Joint Strike Fighter aircraft engine workg Not reported US Air Force
Raytheon Canada Ltd Waterloo, ON Seasparrow missile electronic systemsg $13 million US Navy
SNC Tec Le Gardeur, QC 120mm mortar high-explosive munitions Not reported US Army

gSubcontract with corporate prime contractor

*Estimated contract value

Source: Canadian Military Industry Database, Project Ploughshares

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