Ranking Canada’s Military Contractors

Kenneth Epps

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor December 2001 Volume 22 Issue 4 During 2000 the Diesel Division of General Motors of Canada retained its position for the fourth successive year as the largest military contractor in Canada. The London, Ontario-based company, now the senior partner in the GM Defence subsidiary of General Motors, spent the year building light armoured vehicles …

Top Canadian Contractors Pursue Global Arms Markets

Kenneth Epps

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor December 2000 Volume 21 Issue 4 For the third year in succession, General Motors of Canada’s Diesel Division in London, Ontario emerged as Canada’s largest military contractor in 1999, based on military sales data compiled by Project Ploughshares. The industrial giant gained top spot through shipments of light armoured vehicles (LAVs) to the Canadian and …

Spotlight on Canadian Military Industry

Tasneem Jamal

The Ploughshares Monitor December 1999 Volume 20 Issue 4 General Motors of Canada was the largest Canadian arms manufacturer again in 1998, the second successive year the company ranked first in Project Ploughshares’ annual listing of top military contractors. With estimated 1998 military sales of $366 million, GM Canada achieved top spot by supplying light armoured vehicles (LAVs) – built at …

Canadian Small Arms Production and Export: Spotlight on Canadian Military Exports

Tasneem Jamal

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor September 1999 Volume 20 Issue 3 The value of Canadian exports of small arms1 and small arms accessories and components to non-US2 customers totalled $23 million in 1997, the last year for which figures are available. Most exports, $22 million (or 96%) went to NATO countries, with remaining sales divided between other industrial countries ($446,000) …