Top Defence Capability Leaders 2018
Rheinmetall Canada Inc.

© 2018 FrontLine Defence (Vol 15, No 2)



Rheinmetall Canada is a proud member of Germany‘s Rheinmetall Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of systems and equipment for the armed forces. With approximately 300 employees at locations in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Ottawa, Rheinmetall Canada has offered a full range of defence and security products for more than 30 years.

As an established player in the Canadian defence industry, Rheinmetall Canada offers innovative solutions for platform integration and air defence, as well as weapon systems and electronic solutions for naval and land applications. Rheinmetall Canada also customizes legacy systems to the evolving operational needs of military forces in Canada. 

Rheinmetall Canada is a contractor on numerous key programs for the Canadian Forces, including the repair, overhaul, and support of the Leopard family of armoured vehicles, the 40 mm close area suppression weapon, and the MASS multi ammunition softkill system for the Halifax Class modernization. The company has also been awarded the medium range radar and integrated soldier system projects contracts by the Canadian government in 2015. Rheinmetall Canada is a proud member of Textron’s successful tactical armoured patrol vehicle team. 

To pursue its growth, Rheinmetall Canada has been active internationally with a strong focus on export of its soldier, robotic, surveillance, and weapon systems. Exports aside, Alain Tremblay, Vice-president – Business development and Government relations, asserts: “Our focus is on remaining a partner of choice for the Canadian Armed Forces. That’s really a long-term relationship we want to nurture”.

Rheinmetall Canada’s innovative solutions, its significant industrial and engineering presence in-country, and its flexibility to team with external partners constitute a solid foundation for future growth.

Contact info

225, boulevard du Séminaire Sud, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC, J3B 8E9
Contact: Stéphane Oehrli, President & CEO 
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +1-450-542-5999 
Web: www.rheinmetall.ca

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