EADS Canada Inc.
President and CEO
Tel: (613) 230-3902
Fax: (613) 230-1442
EADS has around 1,700 employees in Canada and achieved a turnover of C$ 450M in 2011 through its local Canadian subsidiaries. EADS is Europe's premier Aerospace and Defence Company, generating revenues of€ 49.1 billion in 2011 with a workforce of more than 133,000.
Most business activities of the EADS Group are represented in Canada: EADS Canada Inc. representing EADS Headquarters and Airbus Military in Ottawa, Ontario; Cassidian in Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec; Eurocopter Canada Ltd. in Fort Erie, Ontario, in Richmond, British-Columbia and in Montréal, Quebec; Eurocopter’s latest acquisition, Vector Aerospace in Toronto, Ontario, in Calgary, Alberta, in Richmond and Langley , British-Colombia, in Summerside, Prince Edwards Island; EADS Composites Atlantic in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia as well as in Montréal, Quebec; and Aerolia in Montréal, Quebec.
EADS has a variety of products in service in Canada. EADS Airbus has a total of 120 aircraft in operation today in Canada including the 5 A310 Polaris used by the Royal Canadian Air Force. The Canadian Army uses the MBDA ERYX missile. EADS Astrium was involved in the delivery of the telecommunication satellite Anik F1R which was put into service in 2005, of the Anik F3 satellite launched in 2007 and of the Nimiq 4 satellite in operation since 2008 and supplies today some equipment to the RCM satellites constellation. EADS Eurocopter, the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer, has sold more than 600 helicopters to civil and governmental Canadian customers. Eurocopter sales, servicing and production all take place in Canada. EADS Cassidian, through its subsidiary Cassidian Communications of Gatineau is the leading supplier of 911 solutions and Public Safety P25 Secure Networks and has already deployed a secured network for the RCMP in Ontario.
Many Canadian Aerospace companies are already significant partners for EADS which spends around C$ 500M. on aerospace related goods and services each year for its supply chains. In total over 580 suppliers in Canada are presently contributing to all the programs EADS is leading worldwide, and particularly to the Airbus A380 – the world’s largest passenger aircraft. EADS has also been developing Research activities in Canada with the NRC (National Research Council Canada) since 2008 when the two parties signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on research & technology development for aerospace applications.