The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is now Investing $374
Million in 15 F35-Warplane Contractors
This table was produced by Richard Sanders, for the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT), June 4, 2016
(in $Cdn millions)
|Contracts for F-35 (2)||Other locations (2)|
|Alcoa||Cleveland, OH||US||19||Aluminum Structural Die Forgings||Simi Valley, CA; Possible Alternative Locations; Lafayette, IN; Aluminum Lithium); Birmingham, UK|
|BAE Systems||Samlesbury, Lancashire||UK||9||BAE Systems provides the Flight Control Software (FCS1), the electronic warfare systems, crew life support and escape systems, aft fuselage, empennages as well as the horizontal and vertical tails; Aft Fuselage and Tails||Brough, Yorkshire, UK; Structural and Dynamic Test Facility); Adelaide, Australia; Vertical Tails, Rate Tooling, Input of Expertise into JSF Studies, Radar, TPS and Electronic Warfare Components); Edinburgh Parks, South Australia (Titanium Machining)|
Hawker de Havilland, Australia:
Composite Parts and Subassemblies for the Center Fuselage)
|Honeywell International (b)||
(Yeovil, Somerset, UK)
OBOGS Technology, Yeovil, Somerset, UK
Low Observable Air Data System, Low Observable Multi-Function Probes, Flush-Mounted Static Pressure Ports (Avionics Specialties is partnered with Honeywell)
|Avionics Specialties (Earlysville, VA, US)|
|ITT Corp. (ITT Exelis)||Salt Lake City, UT||US||11||Composite Blade Seal Components|
|L-3 Communications||Rolling Meadows, IL||US||19||Crash Recorder/Crash Survivable Memory Unit, Panoramic Cockpit Display|
|Lockheed Martin||US||38||Lockheed Martin is the Prime contractor for F35. LM performs aircraft final assembly, overall system integration, mission system, and provides forward fuselage, wings and aircraft flight control system|
|Mahindra and Mahindra (c)||Port Melbourne||Australia||18||Airframe and System Component Machining)|
|Northrop Grumman||Palmdale, CA||USA||36||Provides active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, electro-optical AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS), Communications, Navigation, Identification (CNI), center fuselage, weapons bay, and arrestor gear; Center Fuselage, Electro-Optical Dis||Falls Church, Virginia (Headquarters)|
|Parker Hannifin||Irvine, CA||US||29||Control Systems Division, Air & Fuel Division||Tolleson, AZ (Air & Fuel Division); Ayer, MA (Nichols Airborne Division); Elyria, OH (Nichols Airborne Division); Forest, OH (United Aircraft Products Division); Smithtown, NY (Electronic Systems Division); Fort Worth, TX (Stratoflex Division), Fueldraulic|
|Raytheon Co||El Segundo, CA||US||21||Space and Airborne Systems Headquarters, Integrated Core Processor, Digital Anti-Jam Receiver|
|TCS Group||Torino||Italy||14||Oil Nozzle Components for the Main F135 Engine Bearing Compartments, Boroscope Adaptors|
|Thales SA (d)||Sydney||Australia||15||Engineering Support and ITC Design)|
|United Technologies Corp (e)||
Pratt & Whitney
Windsor Locks, CT
Pratt & Whitney
AFRL Compressor Research Facility)
Electrical Power Generation and Conversion System, Engine Controls, Gearbox and Externals for the Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine, Electronic Controls for Flight Actuation Systems)
Pratt & Whitney, Hartford, CT (F135 Engine)
Possible Alternative Manufacturing Locations; Middletown, PA; Middletown, NY; Clayville, NY; West Palm Beach, FL; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Possible Engine Assembly & Test Locations; Bridgeport, WV; Longueuil, Canada; Mississauga
|Volvo Ab (f)||Kongsberg||Sweden||19||Intermediate Case, F135 Engine Shaft|
|Total CPP Investments in these F35 contractors||374|
a CPP investment is in parent company Boeing (US). Boeing subsidiary with F35 contracts is Hawker de Havilland in Austalia.
b CPP investment is in parent company Honeywell Intl (US). F35 contracts are with Honeywell Intl subsidiary Honeywell Aerospace and with Avionics Specialties, which is partnered with Honeywell Intl.
c CPP investment is in parent company Mahindra and Mahindra (India). Mahindra and Mahindra subsidiary with F35 contracts is Aerostaff Australia.
d CPP investment is in parent company Thales SA (France). Thales SA subsidiary with F35 contracts is Thales .
e CPP investment is in parent company United Technologies (US). United Technologies subsidiaries with F35 contracts are Pratt & Whitney and Hamilton Sundstrand.
f CPP investment is in parent company Volvo Ab (Sweden). Volvo Ab subsidiary with F35 contracts is Volvo Aero Norge.
1 CPP Investments 2016 (in $Cdn) (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)
Foreign public equity holdings as at March 31, 2016
2 Most of this data comes from Bill Hartung, Promising the Sky: Pork Barrel Politics and the F-35 Combat Aircraft, 2014.