IMP Aerospace and Defence

Carl Kumpic
Vice-President, International Marketing
Tel: (902) 873-2250
| Fax: (902) 873-2290

P.O. Box 970
Enfield, NS, B2T 1L5

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IMP Aerospace & Defence is one of Canada’s largest maintenance and manufacturing organizations supporting both military and commercial customers and has recently been recognized as Canada’s No. 1 Defence company. IMP maintains over 2,400 engineering and technical support staff at operations across Canada. IMP comprises six Operating Units that together provide a highly diversified line of products and services to both domestic and international customers. IMP Aerospace & Defence is a Business Unit of IMP Group Ltd., a company that is recognized as a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Located at the Halifax International Airport, IMP Aerospace has over 600,000 square feet of hangar, shop and office spaces providing full In-Service Support as well as modification and mission system upgrades to military and commercial operators. Recent customers include the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND), Royal Norwegian Air Force, Chilean Navy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, NOAA, U.S. Forestry Service, Aero Union, the U.S Navy, and the Egyptian Air Force on the following military aircraft platforms:

  • Lockheed Martin CP-140 (P-3) Aurora
  • AgustaWestland CH-149 (EH 101) Cormorant
  • Sikorsky CH-124 (H-3/S-61) Sea King
  • Bell Helicopter CH-146 (Bell 412) Griffon
  • CT-114Tutor Snowbird

IMP Aerospace is an AS9100/ISO9001 registered organization and Lockheed Martin Authorized P-3 Orion Service Center, an approvedTransport Canada Design Approval Organization, as well as a DND Accredited Maintenance Organization.

Our technical support services include:

  • Aircraft Missionization
  • Fleet Management
  • Structural Modifications
  • Avionics Modernization
  • Life Assessment and Extension Programs
  • Technical Publications, Translation and Illustrations
  • Integrated Logistics Support

Canadian SAR Helicopter (CSH)

The IMP CSH team provides total In-Service Support to DND Search and Rescue operations including:

  • EH-101 (CH-149) Program and Fleet Management
  • All levels of aircraft maintenance
  • Flight-line support
  • Engineering Support
  • Life-Cycle Support
  • Air and Ground Crew Training
  • Cormorant Mid-life Upgrade (CMLU)

IMP Electronic Systems: IMP Electronic Systems is an AS9100/ISO9001 registered company with 45 years of experience in design, manufacture and repair of complex electronic assemblies and wire harnesses for the Canadian DND, U.S. Military, and a wide variety of OEMs servicing the aeronautical, space, naval, and land vehicle sectors.The facility also conducts R&O services on Communication, Radar, Flight Control Systems and Navy Sonar equipment and provides second line CH-124 Sea King  Avionics maintenance support to DND at 12 Wing Shearwater.

Recent successes include the design, fabrication and delivery of spaceflight harnesses for the James Webb SpaceTelescope (JWST) and the Radarsat Constellation Mission program. IMP Electronic Systems also provides traceable calibration services across a variety of test and measurement equipment.

IMP Naval & Land Services: The IMP Naval & Land ServicesTeam provides coordination for the application of IMP Aerospace & Defence products and services to the Naval and Land sectors, including: ILS, Engineering, Technical Publications, NDT, manufacturing of machined components and wire harness assemblies.

IMP Aerospace & Defence has the depth of experience, engineering knowledge, and technical capabilities to provide the aerospace, naval and land system sectors with comprehensive and timely technical solutions and products.