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Arcfield Canada

Head Office Location in Canada: 

Calgary, AB

Defence related locations/operations within Canada:

Calgary, 4 Wing Cold Lake, AB; Ottawa, ON; 3 Wing Bagotville, Gatineau, QC

Senior officer for Canadian operations:

Jacques Comtois, Director of Canadian Operations & General Manager, Arcfield Canada

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Number of Employees:

112 Canada; 1,200 worldwide

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Current DND Projects:

• CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon Systems Support (OWSS) Contract • CF-18 Propulsion Group Sustainment Contract (subcontractor to Magellan Aerospace) • Supply Chain Management for the CF-18 Primary Air Vehicle • Interim Fighter Capability Project • Hornet Extension Program support • AMIRS Two-Way Data Link – three new contracts in 2022: $7.7M subcontract by L3Harris for supply chain services for the CF-18 primary air vehicle; $50M CF-18 AVS OWSS contract extension, to provide support for the entire CF-18 avionics suite and associated support equipment through the end of March 2024; $28M Task Order to upgrade the current advanced multi-role infrared sensors used on the CF-18 fighter aircraft with a new two-way data link sub-system • Prime contractor for the ISS/ILS of all avionics, electronic systems, and Automated Test Equipment under the CF-188 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support contract, and further provides Tier 1 support to the CF-188 Propulsion Group Sustainment contract • Canada’s only prime contractor for fighter aircraft avionic sustainment and the only contractor providing deployed support for fighter operations to the RCAF.

Level of investment in R&D:

Arcfield established Project SkySensus, a five-year R&D and commercialization project under Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy, for the development of Beyond Visual Line of Sight in unmanned systems. To date the investment consists of CAD $11.96 million in cash and in kind contribution.

Primary Activities, products, services:

• Supply Chain Management: complete supply chain capabilities: enterprise systems’ integration, risk management, cyber mission assurance, supply chain security and resilience, data analysis prediction, program management, and integrated logistics support. In addition to ATE and obsolescence management to Canada’s largest allocation of government furnished equipment • Engineering Solutions: Development of operational test program sets, offload and re-host of test capability, OEM to multiple ATE platforms, Logistics Support Analysis •Electronic Systems MRO: 2nd and 3rd line Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, and calibration and component level repair of test equipment.
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