Thales Canada is a trusted Prime Contractor and systems integrator for defence and security in Canada; investing in people, in technology and in solutions. Thales is proud to be a strong partner of choice, delivering solutions to the most complex challenges faced by the Canadian Forces. For more than 50 years, Thales Canada has been a major supplier and a long-term partner to DND, enabling the Canadian Armed Forces to achieve mission success.
We partner with over 500 Canadian enterprises, creating value of more than $140 million annually. We are committed to the development of innovative Canadian technologies and made-in-Canada defence solutions.
Thales R&D is powered by a dedicated Thales Research and Technology hub located right here in Canada – one of only five worldwide – an innovative ecosystem enabling research partnership with Canadian government, academic institutions and small business. We seek the best solutions to meet the Forces’ requirements through effective knowledge transfer from deep within our global pedigree. Then, we develop that capacity right here in Canada.
Naval Forces and Coast Guard
As a Tier 1 partner of choice to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyard, Thales is supporting Canada’s non-combatant National Shipbuilding Strategy as a key systems integrator for the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard.
Currently the Thales Commander C3 product is being delivered to both the RCN and CCG to provide a comprehensive maritime picture made up of more than 70 systems under the Interdepartmental Maritime Integrated Command, Control, and Communications (IMIC3) project.
Equipped with the knowledge and expertise of Thales Group, and supported by partners in Canadian industry, Thales Canada offers experienced and qualified personnel and proven performance-based in-service support capabilities.
Today, we provide in-service support for critical combat systems equipment for the Victoria Class Submarines and are a key sensor supplier for the modernized Halifax Class ships.
Thales is a trusted Command and Control partner of choice of the Canadian Armed Forces, enabling digital transformation in collaboration with our partners to deliver best-in-class Command, Control and Communications solutions.
Our culture of continuous innovation enables us to consistently design, deliver and support world class solutions to meet the evolving operational capabilities required by the Canadian Army.
Over the past decade, Thales has provided more than 1,000 person years and created more than 350 jobs in Canada’s knowledge economy. Skilled engineers support the design, development and evolution of Army digital command and control systems in Canada, the Land Command Support System (LCSS).
Thales provides end to end C4ISR solutions, from tactical radios, electronic warfare and full spectrum, integrated C2 applications.
An industry leader in uncooled optronics technology, our commitment to innovation in Canada is demonstrated by our world-leading thermal imaging solutions and counter IED systems; the solution of choice of the Canadian Army.
Committed to collaborating with our partners and customers, Thales will continue to be a champion of Canadian innovation and R&D investment, positioning solutions for export and leveraging solutions at home across all defence and public security domains.