DRS Technologies

Dale Potter
Vice President & General Manager
Tel: (613) 591-5800

500 Palladium Drive, Suite 1100
Ottawa, ON, K2V 1C2

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Leonardo DRS in Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defence contractors worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.

Headquartered in Ottawa, Leonardo DRS in Canada designs, manufactures and supports a broad range of space, aviation and defence products for Canadian and Export customers.

From traditional space to new space builds, the company leverages a 40-year heritage in the space industry to optimize build cost and build-to-launch production times while meeting mission requirements. As a member of the Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster, the company is collaborating on initiatives aimed at innovating and strengthening the Canadian defence manufacturing sector.

Leonardo DRS holds Transport Canada approvals for the design, manufacture and maintenance of avionics systems. The company participates at the forefront of civil aviation, manufacturing the next generation of deployable cockpit voice and flight data recorders and emergency locator beacons in response to ICAO’s Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System requirements. The company has exported its innovative deployable recorders to military and civilian customers for six decades.

The company is also an experienced supplier of full MIL-SPEC qualified power conversion equipment, military communications systems, electro-optics, and infrared search and track sensors. Leonardo DRS provides turnkey electronics manufacturing, design, test and integration where our commitment to quality and value has produced long-lasting relationships with Canadian and international clients in the land, maritime and aerospace sectors.

350 employees

Other Locations: Halifax, NS

Products & Services: Avionics Testing & Repair; Contract Design & Manufacturing; Document Management & Maintenance; Emergency Locator Transmitters; Facilities Operation & Property Management; Field Service; Flight Control Repair & Overhaul; Flight Recorders; Navigation Aids; Printed Circuit Boards; Publications Management; Signal Processing Equipment; Software Design & Development; Support Services; Systems Integration; Technical Illustration, Writing & Manuals; Testing & Inspection Services