Largest Canadian Military Contractors 2012-13

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Ken Epps The 20 largest Canadian military contractors were awarded a total of $2.1-billion in prime contracts during fiscal year 2012-13, according to official sources (see Table 1). This year’s total represents a 39 per cent decline from the $3.5-billion contract total for the top companies in the previous year (Epps 2012). The contracts were awarded to the Canadian-based …

Canada’s largest military contractors 2011-12

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 33 Issue 4 This past fiscal year Canada’s largest military prime contractors saw an increase in total contract sales, with the top contractor reaping the most gains The largest Canadian-based prime contractors were awarded more than $3.5-billion in prime contracts for military work during fiscal year 2011-12, according to official sources (see Table 1).1 …

Canada’s Largest Military Contractors: Military contracting is a multi-billion-dollar industry that extends from coast to coast in Canada, data shows

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2011 Volume 32 Issue 4 Table of Largest Canadian Military Prime Contractors 2010-2011 The 20 largest military prime contractors in Canada won over $3.3-billion in orders during the 2010-11 fiscal year, according to official sources.1 Most prime contracts—over $2-billion in value—were awarded by the Department of National Defence (DND) (see the attached table …

Why not use Canadian Commercial Corporation’s Own Data to Estimate Canadian Export Figures?

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2011 Volume 32 Issue 1 Canada’s support for negotiation of an effective international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) implicitly includes support for transparency provisions that are needed to monitor state compliance with the treaty. Yet Canadian arms exports transparency is poor and has eroded in recent years. Most significantly, the Department of Foreign Affairs …

Canadian Commercial Corporation: A Crown Company as Arms Middleman

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2011 Volume 32 Issue 1 Out of the limelight, an Ottawa-based Crown corporation has long played a central—and recently more focused—role in the export of military goods from Canada. The Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) brokers mostly military export contracts between Canadian companies and foreign governments. Unlike sister Crown corporation Export Development Canada, which …

Pentagon Orders with General Dynamics in Canada Exceed $1-Billion

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Summer 2010 Volume 31 Issue 2 Following recent major Canadian military industry acquisitions, US corporation General Dynamics has emerged as the dominant recipient of Pentagon contracts brokered by the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). The crown-owned Canadian Commercial Corporation has reported that three subsidiaries of US-based General Dynamics Corporation together won more than $1-billion in Pentagon …

Canadian Engines Power Chinese Military Aircraft

Kenneth Epps

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2007 Volume 28 Issue 4 The use of aircraft engines built by Montreal-based Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) in Chinese attack helicopters and other military aircraft reveals flaws in Canada’s export control regulations. Canada may be politically committed to more effective international standards for arms transfers, but it needs to do more to ensure …

Canada’s Largest Military Contractors in 2004

Kenneth Epps

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2005 Volume 26 Issue 4 In 2004 Canada’s 10 largest military contractors sold over $2.9-billion in equipment and services to Canadian and foreign armed forces. According to public data compiled by Project Ploughshares, 2004 military sales for most of the top companies were higher than those for 2003. Despite overcapacity in the global arms …

The Largest Canadian Military Suppliers in 2003

Kenneth Epps

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2005 Volume 26 Issue 1 Canada’s ten largest military contractors sold almost $2.5-billion in military equipment and services during 2003, according to the latest data compiled by Project Ploughshares. Military sales for the year ranged from an estimated $546-million for the largest contractor, CAE Inc of Montreal, to a reported $86-million by the tenth …