Table 4a:

Canadian Military Companies
with Direct Exports to Israel

Current &/or former members of the
Canadian Association of
Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)

CADSI is the
rganizer of CANSEC,
Canada's largest
military industry
trade show
Main Military Products
and/or Services
Current &/or
CADSI member
CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
ACE Security Laminates Inc Manufactures security laminates that make glass resistant to small arms fire, bomb blasts and "civil unrest." Former CADSI member
Allen-Vanguard Corp* Provides electronic blast sensors, Force Protection and counter-terrorist equipment as well as training for defeating and mitigating conventional and unconventional terrorist devices. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Alphacasting Inc. Manufactures precision castings for military aircraft, night vision systems, radars, rifles, tanks, missiles, scopes and unmanned aerial vehicles through classified contracts for many NATO forces. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Alt Software Inc. Produces software, development services and design solutions for embedded computer devices such as electronic display panels aboard warplanes. Former CADSI member
Amphenol Canada Corp. Manufactures filter connector systems to prime military contractors to mitigate electromagnetic interference and electromagnetic pulse in military aircraft, warships, missiles, communications and gun control electronic systems. Former CADSI member
Analytic Systems Designs and develops inverters, converters, battery chargers, and power conversion products for armed forces and military prime contractors producing major delivery weapons systems. Current CADSI member
Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited (BHTCL) Has manufactured helicopters to armed forces aroud the world, including Bell 407s to the US, 212s to Columbia and 412s to Pakistan, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the UK, etc. Former CADSI member
Celestica Inc Tests, designs, manufactures and repairs electronics systems for operational control, monitoring and military communications including printed circuit and system assembly. Current CADSI member
Clermark Inc. Provide marketing/sales support to military industries seeking to expand export markets. Product range covers army, navy, air force, special forces and US "homeland defence" products. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
CMC Electronics Inc. Designs, manufactures high-tech electronics products for military use, including global positioning systems, cockpit systems integration, display panels for warplanes and ground, fighting vehicles. Current CADSI member
Consoltex Inc. Manufactures technical textiles for combat and dress uniforms, military shelters and equipment. Military fabrics produced include solid shades and camouflage for concealment and deception. Current CADSI member
Current Corporation Manufactures thermal camera systems for marine- and land-based police and paramilitary uses, including night-vision systems. Also makes law enforcement equipment such as handheld and weapon-mounted night vision sights, search lights and body armour. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Dishon Limited Manufactures components and assemblies for military aircraft including transmission and drive engines, guidance and landing aids, and provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services. Former CADSI member
DRS Technologies Canada Manufactures military communications, electro-optics, surveillance and sensor signal processors; electronic warfare simulation and computer-based training systems; static power conversion for land-, sea- and air-based weapons platforms. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
DuPont Canada Manufactures bullet-resistant vests and helmets, structural materials for military buildings and the building blocks of electronics and electrical materials for military systems. Current CADSI member
eNGENUITY Technologies (formerly Virtual Prototypes) Computer consulting, hardware and software development for industrial control and laboratory automation systems, especially in visualization and simulation solutions for the aerospace, military and other markets. Current CADSI member

Frontline Robotics Designs and manufactures mobile robots that work with militaries and defense contractors. Robots conduct surveillance, disrupt and interdict threats, and can be equipped with automatic weapons. Current CADSI member
General Kinetics Engineering Corp Designs and manufactures suspension systems and parts for military land vehicles including semi-active damping systems, hydropneumatic suspensions and shock absorbers. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
General Starlight Co., Ltd. Manufactures night-vision infrared and optical-electronic devices, such as goggles, binoculars, monoculars, various weapons scopes, fusion (hybrid/enhanced) thermal imaging systems, and long-range night vision observation systems designed for police and military uses. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP Law firm hired Gen. Hillier after his 2008 retirement as Canada's Chief of Defence. Former-intelligence/ military officers publish Gowlings' "Intelligence Security Diary." Gowlings' "Israel Group" assists Israeli firms and publishs the "Cda-Israel Update." Current CADSI member
iMPath Networks Ltd. Designer of video networking solutions for critical, real-time video monitoring and security applications with analytics for identity management and intrusion detection. Former CADSI member
ITS Electronics Inc. Mobile satellite communication technology company that designs and builds high power solid state transmitters and transceivers for electronic warfare. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
K&Y Diamond Ltd. Manufacturer of super-abrasive, ultra-precision diamond, turning tools for military industries producing aerospace and optical (infrared, thermal and night vision) systems. Current CADSI member
Kontron Canada Inc. Manufactures single board computer systems for communications, command, control and intelligence, warfare telemetry, combat management, tactical battlefield radar and sensors, missile launchers, next generation combat systems and autonomous missile systems. Former CADSI member  
LYRtech Designs, prototypes and manufactures electronic products for military projects including digital signal processing technologies for large-area surveillance systems using electro-optical systems. Former CADSI member
MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. Owns and operates publicly-funded Canadian RADARSAT 1 and 2 satellites to gather, process and deliver mission-critical data for targetting and other war-fighting and intelligence functions. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Mecachrome Technologies Inc. Designs, manufactures and assembles complex, precision-engineered components for military aircraft including electrica, fuel, hydraulic and power plant/ propulsion systems. Former CADSI member
Meta Vision Systems Inc. Manufactures 3D machine vision systems with laser-based sensors, high-speed image processing hardware and specialized software for 3D measurement used for military industrial production. Former CADSI member
Metcalfe and Associates Marketing support services, international business development services and government relations consulting. Current CADSI member
MPB Technologies Inc. Designs, develops and manufactures communications equipment, fiber amplifiers, fiber lasers (CW and pulsed, IR and visible), and robotics products for military use. Current CADSI member
MSE of Canada Ltd. Designs and manufactures insulation monitors for electrical motors, generators, transformers, power and control systems onboard Navy warships. Former CADSI member
MXI Security Manufactures highly-portable digital security devices that seamlessly integrate into the existing security assets of the US Army, Air Force, Navy, Department of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff, and secret service. Current CADSI member  
Nanowave Technologies Inc. RF, microwave and millimeter-wave components and subsystems for military use including hybrid assembly and testing of airborne electronic warfare systems and terrestrial, airborne and satellite communications. Current CADSI member
PCI Geomatics Develops geomatics software for military mapping and visualization such as target identification using remote-sensing satellite data, including from Canada's RADARSAT 1 and 2 satellites. Former CADSI member
PDI and Harvard University Global System Consulting services, management education, training systems and performance-improvement products in use by many military institutions around the world. Former CADSI member
Pleora Technologies Manufactures high-performance machine vision, broadcast video and security/surveillance equipment for military use, such as instant video imaging in armored vehicles for target acquisition and local situation awareness. Former CADSI member  
Presagis Produces computer technology for modeling, simulation and embedded-display graphics software used by the world's top war industry manufacturers for weapons and other military applications. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Proparms Ltd. Manufactures explosives and surface-use explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) tools and equipment; Engineering and training for military and police in EOD and counter-IED (improvised explosive device) scenarios. Specialty in robot integration. Current CADSI member
Psion Teklogix Inc. Manufactures and provides service and support for rugged, hand-held mobile computing devices that provide image-capture and UHF radio-frequency ID functions for military applications. Former CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
PwM Consulting Specializing in market studies, research, logistics and product support, PwM provides business management consulting and promotional services for military companies. It main client is Elbit Systems, a top Israeli military weapons producer. Current CADSI member
Quanser Inc. Manufacturer of advanced remote-control systems and robotics for military use including unmanned aerial vehicles and unmanned ground vehicles. Former CADSI member
Securesearch Inc.* Starting in 1970 as the "Research Council on Civil Disorders" think tank to study terrorism, riots and urban guerrillas, it now produces posters, videos and courses on explosives and firearms for dozens of police, military and intelligence agencies. Current CADSI member
Shellcast Foundries Inc. Manufacturer of precision aluminium investment castings by the lost wax process for aerospace, military and satellite applications. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Sogenti Inc, One of Canada's largest independent distributors of electronic components supplying all types of integrated circuits, semiconductors and passive components for military and other applications. Former CADSI member
Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima Manufactures software products and engineering services for military electronics applications optimized for military communications, signals intelligence, surveillance, electronic warfare and satellite communications. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
TACO Communications Inc. Designs and manufactures rugged VHF/UHF ground-to-air, ground-to-ground, and shipboard communication antennas for military contractors. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor
Team Industrial Services Provides a wide range of on-site metal heat treating equipment and services. Former CADSI member
TeraXion Inc Manufactures optical components, modules and laser systems for directed-energy laser weapons, remote sensing, and optical and radio frequency communications. Current CADSI member  
Tiger-Vac International Inc. Manufacturers vacuum systems for contamination, controlled environments and hazardous locations. Former CADSI member
Vestshell Inc Canada'a premier steel foundry manufactures precision, ferrous investment castings and all required tooling for many North American and European military prime contractors. Current CADSI member
Weatherhaven Designs, manufactures and installs durable, air-transportable fabric structures for highly-mobile military field operations throughout the world. Current CADSI member CANSEC 2008 Exhibitor

51 Canadian military companies now reporting direct exports to Israel

Current CADSI members
= 32  (63%)

Former CADSI members
= 19 (37%)



CANSEC 2008 Exhibitors
= 15


Direct Exports to Israel
Confirmation that all of the military companies listed in this table have exported to Israel comes from one or more of the following four publicly-available sources. More than 90% of these 53 companies have reported exports to Israel in the first source listed below. The remaining 9 military companies have reported exports to Israel in one of the the three other sources and are named below:

(1) Industry Canada's "Canadian Company Capabilities" (CCC) database
Data in the CCC database, which is entered and updated by the companies themselves, reporting Israel as a country to which they have "export experience."  One of the fields provided in the CCC database, is called "Geographic Markets" and companies can list countries are listed within two categories: "Export Experience" and "Actively Pursuing."

(2) The Canadian Aerospace Industries Capabilities Database (AERO-Canada):
One of the categories of information in this corporate database is: "Export Markets." Under that heading, Canadian companies list countries as either "Active" or "Planned"   The following military companies list Israel as an "active" "export market":
Alt Software Inc., ITS Electronics Inc., Celestica Inc and Dishon Limited

(3) Company websites:
The official corporate websites of the following companies contain information regarding their provision of products and/or services to the Israeli government, and/or to major military companies based in Israel:
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, eNGENUITY Technologies (formerly Virtual Prototypes Inc.), PwM Consulting and Psion Teklogix Inc.

(4) Canadian Association of Defence & Security Industries (CADSI):
The member profile for Metcalfe and Associates on the CADSI website notes that this Canadian company does "[c]onsulting and marketing support services" for a wide variety of military industries. Listed among these clients is "Israel Aircraft Industries (Israel)" which is one of that country's top military industries.

Summary of Main Military Products and/or Services
These descriptions of the main military products and/or services provided by these companies summarise data found in a variety of sources, primarily from the industries themselves, their websites and/or various corporate and government databases promoting their work.

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" (early February, 2009).

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

* Two of the companies listed in the above table, Allen-Vanguard Corp. and Securesearch Inc., refer specifically in their websites to their exports to Israel's Police:

More information on these companies:
For some basic facts about these companies (including figures on sales, exports and number of employees), summaries of their main military products, their locations, and details on their links to CADSI, see this table.

This web page is part of an online report called:
Canadian Military Exports to Israel: Aiding and Abetting War Crimes in Gaza (2008-2009).

The report includes 10 detailed tables filled with data detailing about 200 Canadian military companies that have direct or indirect export links to Israel. 

Prepared by the Ottawa-based Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) -- this report is part of a campaign to expose and oppose CANSEC 2009, Canada's largest military industry trade show. CANSEC 2009 will be hosted by the City of Ottawa at Lansdowne Park, May 27-28, 2009. Please join us in exposing and opposing CANSEC!  Click here to read more about our CAMPAIGN.

Here is an article that ties together the issues in this report and the campaign against CANSEC:
Canadian Military Exports, War Crimes in Gaza and Ottawa's Arms Bazaar