DRS Technologies

Dale Potter
Vice President & General Manager
Tel: (613) 591-5862

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

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DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (DRS 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.

DRS Canada designs, manufactures and supports a broad range of military communications and networks, electro-optics, infrared search and track (IRST), deployable flight recorders, ruggedized and full MIL-SPEC high-performance static power conversion equipment and other power management systems for vehicle, shipboard and airborne communications and weapons platforms. DRS Canada employs approximately 300 people at its Kanata, Ontario facility and a further 50 people at its sister company, Pivotal Power Inc. in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

DRS Canada is also an experienced provider of turnkey state-of-the-art electronics manufacturing, integration and test services for various aerospace, defence and space applications.

The company is a Transport Canada certified manufacturer of cockpit voice recorders, flight data recorders and emergency locator beacons (CV/FDR/ELB) for fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

DRS Canada is a registered ISO 9001:2015 certified company with a record of service to the Canadian government for over 40 years. In addition, DRS TCL is also registered to the AS9100D quality standard, to confirm its commitment to high quality manufacture, test and delivery of aerospace products and systems.

350 employees

Other Locations: Halifax, NS; Cold Lake, AB

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