Spotlight on Canadian Military Exports: Selected Canadian Military Export Contracts Reported During 2001

Tasneem Jamal

The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2002 Volume 23 Issue 3

Overseas (non-US)

Supplier(s) City/Province Military product/service Contract value Recipient
Acro Aerospaceand

Helipro International

Richmond, BC 

Langley, BC

Refurbish helicopters, support & training $4.5 million Honduras 
$6 million Tunisia
$15.5 million Venezuela
Atlantic Turbines Summerside, PE Utility aircraft engine overhauls Not reported Colombia
Bell Helicopter Textron Mirabel, QC 2 Bell 412EP helicopters $40 million Thailand
CAE Inc Montreal, QC Transport aircraft simulator design Not reported China
Frigate machinery control systemg $45 million India
Blackhawk helicopter trainer workg Not reported Israel
Chinook helicopter simulator $47 million Singapore
KDX-II destroyers & minesweepers management systemsg $20 million South Korea
CMC Electronics Inc Montreal, QC Tactical radiosg $18 million South Korea
DRS Flight Safety & Communications Carleton Place, ON Frigate communication systems $12.4 million Venezuela
Department of National Defence Ottawa, ON Surplus CH-135 Huey helicopters (via US State Department) $11.3 million Colombia
Oerlikon Aerospace Inc St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC Maintenance of air defence system Not reported Thailand
Pratt & Whitney Canada Montreal, QC Light attack aircraft enginesg $76 million* Brazil
$10 million* Dominican Republic
Surveillance aircraft enginesg $1 million* Guyana
Trainer aircraft enginesg $7 million* Indonesia
Ansat utility helicopter enginesg $10 million* Russia
    Maritime patrol aircraft enginesg $8 million* United Arab Emirates
Spar Aerospace Ltd Edmonton, AB Transport aircraft avionics upgradeg $15 million Malaysia

US (Combat systems)

Supplier(s) City/Province Military product/service Contract value Recipient
CMC Electronics Inc Montreal, QC Combat vehicle digital intercom $3.5 million US Army
Bristol Aerospace Ltd Winnipeg, MB Patriot missile target systemg Not reported US Army
M1 battle tank engine housings $4 million US Army
CAE Inc Montreal, QC Apache helicopter simulator upgradeg $13.9 million US Army
DRS Flight Safety & Communications Carleton Place, ON F/A-18E/F fighter aircraft systems supportg $27.6 million US Navy
Derlan Aerospace Milton, ON Apache helicopter transmission workg Not reported US Army
Expro Chemical Products Inc Saint-Timothée, QC 155 mm artillery shell propellant $144,500 US Army
General Dynamics Canada Nepean, ON Bradley vehicle panel displays $15.3 million US Army
General Motors Canada London, ON Ten 105 mm Mobile Gun System vehicles $37.5 million* US Army
LAV III armoured vehicles $453 million* US Army
Messier-Dowty Inc Ajax, ON Joint Strike Fighter aircraft prototype landing gearsg Not reported US Air Force
Northrop Grumman Systems Canada Enfield, NS LAV III turret & chassis controlsg $52 million US Army
Northstar Technical St. John’s, NF Submarine control consoleg Not reported US Navy
Virtual Prototypes Inc Montreal, QC Joint Strike Fighter aircraft design simulatorg Not reported US Air Force

gSubcontract with a corporate prime contractor.

*Estimated contract value.

Source: Canadian Military Industry Database, Project Ploughshares

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