Top Defence Capability Leaders 2018

© 2018 FrontLine Defence (Vol 15, No 2)

FrontLine has gathered the key Industry Leaders, Project Primes, Support Agencies and Specialized Subcontractors for the defence sector.

The list below is in alphabetical order. Click on the company names for more information on each of these Top Defence Capabilities Suppliers.

ADGA Group Consultants Inc.
Delivering professional services to Canada’s Critical Infrastructure, Defence, Security, Intelligence, Special Operations and Space communities

Airbus Defence and Space Canada Inc.
Airbus Defence and Space is Europe’s 'Number 1' defence and space company, the second largest space business worldwide and a "Top 10" global defence enterprise.

Alion Canada
Developing a complete ship design capability in Canada, primarily to support the Canadian Government’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. 

Beclawat Manufacturing
Beclawat Manufacturing Inc. (a Pelco Group company) offers fully-engineered transparent armor solutions to meet the evolving needs of the defense industry.

An innovative leader in engineering and program management support across the complete platform life cycle.

A global leader in the delivery of training for the defence and security, civil aviation and healthcare markets. CAE provides turnkey naval training solutions around the world.

Cleeve Technology
Developing new, environmentally friendly “laser ablation” technology to remove the coating from an aircraft, military vehicle or even a ship – it is a cost effective alternative to current processes.

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division specializes in the design and manufacture of a wide range of electronic modules and subsystems, as well as flight test and avionics, aiming and stabilization, shipboard helicopter handling, and instrumentation and control systems.

DEW Engineering and Development ULC
A leader in the design, engineering, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and support of a wide range of general and specialized products from ballistic protection to CBRN systems.

DRS Technologies Canada Ltd.
Designs, manufactures and supports a broad range of military communications and networks, electro-optics, infrared search and track, deployable flight recorders, sensor signal processing systems, weapons platforms and much more.

Esterline CMC Electronics
With a reputation for innovation and excellence, CMC designs, manufactures and supports advanced avionics products.

Federal Fleet
Federal Fleet Services Inc. supports military, government and humanitarian operations through the construction, ownership, servicing and management of complex, mission-critical ships.​

FELLFAB is a 65 year old, privately owned Canadian SME that has been a long time provider of engineered Textile solutions to DND, the defence sector, the Aerospace, space, transit and Industrial markets for many decades. 

Fleetway​ Inc.
Fleetway is an Engineering, Integrated Logistics Support and Technical Services company, providing services to Government and Industry customers since 1983.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
Delivers situational awareness by providing remotely piloted aircraft systems, radar, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions for military and commercial applications worldwide.

General Dynamics Mission Systems
Business groups include: Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Public Safety and Security Solutions to equip and protect military and first responders.

HFI Pyrotechnics
Producer of pyrotechnics for military applications, supplying DND, US Navy, NATO and other allies around the world. 

IMP Aerospace & Defence
Providing comprehensive engineering solutions for in-service / life cycle support to military and commercial platforms in the space, naval, land, and air force sectors.

L3 Technologies
Six divisions employ some 2000 people in six provinces and utilize a Canadian supply base of more than 800 companies to design, build, integrate, deliver and service world leading products.

Lockheed Martin Canada
From naval innovation to renewable energy, and autonomous systems to cyber security, the company now has more than 950 highly skilled and experienced Canadian employees.

Marinvent provides aerospace consulting, services, training, tools and IP. Its unique combination of technical experts, flying avionics test bed, test pilots, software tools and research simulator are used to help customers bring their new products to market efficiently.

MDA is active in two principal markets: space-based communications and  end-to-end surveillance and intelligence solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities worldwide.

Rheinmetall Canada Inc.
A market leader in environmentally-friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technologies, Rheinmetall Canada employs 300 people in Canada.

Rockwell Collins Canada
Innovative aviation and high-integrity solutions in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, simulation and training, and information management are delivered by a global workforce and service network in more than 150 countries.

World renowned in high-speed diesel engines, Rolls-Royce also produces integrated power and propulsion solutions for aerospace, marine, energy and off-highway applications.

Thales Canada, Defence & Security
Skilled engineers support the design, development and evolution of the Army's Land Command Support System and, as part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, is a key systems integrator for the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard vessels.

Tulmar Safety Systems Inc.
Designs, manufactures and services engineered textiles and survival solutions for all military environments.

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Inc.
An ­international leader in the development of equipment and systems for maritime forces worldwide, specializing in under sea surveillance.

United Technologies Corp.
UTC companies provide high-technology systems and services for the fast-growing aerospace and building industries.

Valcom has grown over the past 30 years, into a company that is well-known for providing professional services in assisting government and industry in achieving their objectives and goals.

Victaulic – IACS Approved Pipe Joining Solutions
This system of innovative piping technologies for marine systems puts people to work faster while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.

Virtual Marine
Develops custom-designed vessel-specific simulation capabilities, including embedded radar, to support military and coast guard training requirements.

White Whale
White Whale provides an intelligence system that analyzes aviation data, predicts downtime and optimizes maintenance schedules. They build algorithms that leave businesses with more product and less cost.​