Top Defence Capabilities 2017
Thales Canada, Defence & Security

© 2017 FrontLine Defence (Vol 14, No 2)

For over 50 years Thales has been committed to made-in-Canada solutions powered by the expertise of 1,800 highly skilled Thales personnel located from coast-to-coast. Equipped with the knowledge and expertise of our international pedigree and supported by partners in Canadian industry, Thales offers its customers proven performance based systems and processes. Thales believes in teamwork to develop world-class, trusted technologies with strong expertise in Avionics, Defence, Public Safety & Security and Transportation.

Over the past decade, Thales has provided more than 1,000 person years and created more than 350 jobs in Canada’s knowledge economy. Skilled engineers support the design, development and evolution of Army digital command and control systems in Canada, the Land Command Support System (LCSS).

As a Tier 1 partner of choice to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyard, Thales is supporting Canada’s non-combatant National Shipbuilding Strategy as a key systems integrator for the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard. Today, we provide in-service support for critical combat systems equipment for the Victoria Class submarines and are a key sensor supplier for the modernized Halifax Class ships.

We partner with over 500 Canadian enterprises, creating value of more than $140 million annually. Committed to collaborating with our partners and customers, Thales will continue to be a champion of Canadian innovation and R&D investment; positioning solutions for export and leveraging solutions at home across all defence and public security domains.

As a major supplier and a long-term partner to DND, we are committed to the development of innovative Canadian technologies and made-in-Canada defence solutions that enable the Canadian Armed Forces to achieve mission success. Wherever safety and security are critical, Thales delivers.

Contact info

1 Chrysalis Way, Ottawa ON, K2G 6P9  Canada
Contact: Jerry McLean, Vice President & Managing Director
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +1-613-723-7000