Canada's Leading Defence Magazine




Head Office Location in Canada: 

Montreal, QC

Defence related locations/operations within Canada:

Cold Lake, AB; Comox, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Gagetown, NB; Greenwood, Halifax, NS; Ottawa, Petawawa, Trenton, ON; Moose Jaw, SK; Bagotville, Mirabel, Montreal, QC

Senior officer for Canadian operations:

Marc Parent, President & CEO; Dan Gelston, Group President, Defence & Security; France Hebert, Vice-President and General Manager, Defense & Security, CAE Canada

Annual Sales: 

$3.4B Worldwide

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Number of Employees:

~ 4,500 Canada; 1,400 Defence in Canada; 13,000+ Worldwide

Percentage of business - defence related:


Percentage of business within Canada:

11% of CAE, Inc. and 34% of CAE D&S

Current DND Projects:

• NATO Flying Training in Canada program • Operational Training Systems Provider to support operational aircrew training solutions for the tactical airlift aircraft (CC-130J) and medium-to-heavy lift helicopters (CH-147) • Systems engineering, integrated logistics support and data management for the CF-18 fleet • Maritime Helicopter Project CH-148 Cyclone operational support • CC-295 FWSAR (subcontracted by Airbus) • CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade training solution • Multi-Fleet Training Devices Maintenance Support project: training operations support to legacy fleet platforms across multiple sites • CAE 3000 Series helicopter simulation of Bell 412EPI and Bell 429 helicopters for the Canadian Coast Guard • Aurora Blk IV training (subcontracted by General Dynamics Mission Systems) • Canadian Surface Combatant (subcontracted by Lockheed Martin) • Electronic Warfare sustainment services for the Land (subcontracted by Rheinmetall) • 1553 Cyber Intrusion Detection System

Level of investment in R&D:

In 2021, CAE announced an investment of C$1 billion over five years in innovation to develop future technologies, including digitally immersive solutions, Advanced Air Mobility solutions and green light aircraft.

Primary Activities, products, services:

CAE Defense & Security provides training and operational solutions across multi-domain operations. Training and operational solutions support customers operating in complex, high-stakes environments where mission readiness and successful outcomes are critical. They digitalize the physical world; deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions.
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