War Industries
Exporting Parts
and/or Services
to the USA
for the A-10


Canadian Components
and/or Services
for the

 A-10 "Thunderbolt"

Ground Attack Aircraft
(its GAU-8 "Avenger" Gatling gun fires
depleted uranium munitions)

(click below to open online sources of information)

Canadian Association
of Defence and
Security Industries (CADSI)

(Organizer of CANSEC,
Canada's largest military industry trade show)

Current &/or
former member
2008 &/or 2009
Acron Capability Engineering Inc. 3D computer modelling in flight simulation systems for training yes 2008 & 2009
Alta Precision Inc. Aircraft Landing Gear Components
2007 a

2007 b

A-10 upgrade


CAE Inc Aircrew training and courseware development services at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona yes 2008 & 2009
Canadian Commercial Corp. (company undisclosed) Electrical non-rotating converters yes  
CMC Electronics Inc. Heads up display upgrade

Aircraft Landing Gear Components


yes 2008 & 2009
eNGENUITY Technologies XtendSoft "will be used as the common repository to support weapon system configuration procedures and to improve system manager compliance with Operational, Safety, Suitability and Effectiveness requirements." yes
General Kinetics Engineering Corp

vehicular cab, body, frame
structural component


yes 2008 & 2009
Goodrich Aerospace Canada Ltd. Spare parts and sub-systems for landing gear and flight controls

fly-by-wire flap actuation system


Heroux Devtek Inc. landing gear, components or maintenance/repair yes  
Hypernetics Limited A-10 upgrade yes  
Intergraph Canada Ltd. "a contract to implement the MSG-3 program for the A-10 Warthog"  (Life Cycle management) yes

L-3 Communications Electronic Systems Inc. Flat Panel Display (design and development engineering)

LED display panels

Navigational Instruments (2007)
yes (parent company) 2008 & 2009 (parent company)
L-3 Communications Targa Systems Solid state data storage products
yes (parent company) 2008 & 2009 (parent company)
Lynch Dynamics Inc. A-10 upgrade (Manufacturing, Engineering, R&TD and Technical Services)

Navhouse Corporation Inertial Navigation Units and subassemblies


Professional Machine Service vehicular cab, body, frame
structural component


CADSI Membership
Data on current membership in the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is based on data from the online "CADSI Member Profiles Database" (accessed in early February, 2009). Here is a Google's cached version.

To see whether the above companies are CADSI members (as of early February 2009), refer to the table called
"Canadian War Industries Supplying Parts
&/or Services for the Major US Weapons Systems used by Israel"

Past CADSI membership is based on
archived listings in the CADSI Member Profiles Database (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009), as well as membership listings for CADSI's predecessor organisation, the "Canadian Defence Industries Association" (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003).

CANSEC Exhibitors 2008 & 2009
List of Exhibitors at CANSEC 2008 in Ottawa (Canada's largest arms show is organized by CADSI)
List of 2009 Exhibitors (CANSEC website)

Campaign to Oppose CANSEC
Prepared by the Ottawa-based Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT), the above data table is part of a campaign to expose and oppose CANSEC, Canada's largest military industry trade show. In contravention of a 1989 motion banning all arms shows from municipal property, CANSEC 2009 is being hosted by the City of Ottawa at Lansdowne Park, May 27-28, 2009.  Click here to read more about our CAMPAIGN.

COAT Articles:
Canadian Military Exports, War Crimes in Gaza and Ottawa's Arms Bazaar

Banning Anti-War Posters and Un-banning War Shows (The Leveller)

Banning Art, Blaming the Victim and Rewarding Canadian War Exporters (Canadian Dimension)

CANSEC: Making a Killing on War (Peace and Environment News)

COAT Reports:
Complicity of Canadian War Industries in the Iraq War:
Three Dozen Major U.S. War Planes Embedded with Canadian Hardware and Deployed in the Iraq War

Canadian Military Exports to Israel: Aiding and Abetting War Crimes in Gaza (2008-2009)