Spotlight on Canadian Military Exports: Selected Canadian Military Export Contracts Reported During 2000

Tasneem Jamal

The Ploughshares Monitor September 2001 Volume 22 Issue 3

Overseas (non-US recipients)

Supplier City, Province Military product/service Contract value Recipient(s)
Atlantis Aerospace Corp Brampton, ON Naval tactical team trainer Not reported Saudi Arabia
BAE Systems Canada Ltd Montreal, PQ Navy helicopter navigation systems** $4.9 million Germany
BAE Systems Canada Ltd Montreal, PQ Tactical radios** $12 million South Korea
Bell Helicopter Textron Mirabel, PQ 2 Bell 412EP helicopters for VIP use $14 million Sri Lanka
Bombardier Inc Moose Jaw, SK Pilot training under NATO program $240 million Singapore
Bombardier Inc Moose Jaw, SK Pilot training under NATO program $110 million Italy
Bombardier Inc Downsview, ON 1 Dash-8 transport aircraft for Navy $20 million* Mexico
Bombardier Inc Dorval, PQ 2 CL-415 military amphibious aircraft $76 million Not reported
Bombardier Inc Dorval, PQ 3 Challenger 604 aircraft for Air Force $75 million* Australia
Bombardier Inc Dorval, PQ 2 Challenger aircraft for maritime patrol $44 million Denmark
CAE Inc Montreal, PQ Navy P-3C aircraft flight trainer upgrade $11.7 million Netherlands
CAE Inc Montreal, PQ KDX-II destroyer management system** $9 million* South Korea
CAE Inc Montreal, PQ Naval ship turbine engine test system** Not reported India
CAE Inc Montreal, PQ Maintain Navy flight simulators $5.5 million UK
Computing Devices Canada Calgary, AB Develop tactical communications system $22 million UK
Computing Devices Canada Nepean, ON Naval ship underwater system work $9.5 million Sweden
Denbridge Digital Toronto, ON 2 Air Force radar video systems Not reported South Africa
Dept of National Defence Ottawa, ON 55 surplus Leopard C1 tank turrets Not reported Australia
Derlan Aerospace Canada Cambridge, ON Lynx helicopter main rotor heads** $60 million UK
Diemaco Inc Kitchener, ON C7 automatic rifles & carbines for Army $38 million Denmark
Diemaco Inc Kitchener, ON Rifles for Special Forces $5 million UK
General Motors Canada London, ON 105 LAV III light armoured vehicles $420 million New Zealand
General Motors Canada London, ON 144 light armoured vehicles & retrofits $333 million Australia
Litton Systems Canada Rexdale, ON CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft radar Not reported Indonesia
MacDonald Dettwiler Richmond, BC Landsat data system for Defence Agency $3.4 million Japan
Pratt & Whitney Canada Montreal, PQ 18 Air Force C-295 aircraft engines** $18 million* Spain
Pratt & Whitney Canada Montreal, PQ 2 AB139 helicopter turboshaft engines** $2 million* Italy
Standard Aero Winnipeg, MB Repair C-130 aircraft propellers Not reported Sweden
Standard Aero Winnipeg, MB C-130K aircraft engine spare parts $20 million* UK

United States (combat systems)

Supplier City, Province Military product/service Contract value Recipient(s)
Bluestar Battery Systems North Vancouver, BC Prototype GPS battery in “smart” artillery shells Not reported US Army
CAE Inc Montreal, PQ Amphibious assault ship control system** $16 million* US Navy
Computing Devices Canada Nepean, ON LAV III turret fire control electronics** Not reported US Army
Computing Devices Canada Nepean, ON 155mm howitzer fire control systems** Not reported US Army
DRS Technologies Canada Ottawa, ON Rocket system navigation electronics** $10 million US Army
Expro Chemical Products StTimothee, PQ 155mm howitzer propellant $2.8 million US Army
General Motors Canada London, ON Evaluation order for LAV III vehicles $48 million* US Army
IMT Corporation Ingersoll, ON 76mm projectile body $3 million US Army
Professional Machine Markham, ON M1 tank roadwheel assemblies $2 million US Army

* Estimated contract value

** Subcontract

Source: Canadian Military Industry Database (Project Ploughshares)

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