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GE Aerospace

GE Aerospace

Head Office Location in Canada: 

Mississauga, ON

Defence related locations/operations within Canada:

Winnipeg, MB; Bromont, QC

Senior officer for Canadian operations:

Heather Chalmers, President & CEO, GE Canada

Annual Sales: 

$26B Aerospace; $76.6 General Electric (Parent)

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Number of Employees:

~1,000 Canada; ~45,000 Aerospace Worldwide

Percentage of business - defence related:

17% Parent

Percentage of business within Canada:


Current DND Projects:

• Hornet Fighter • Cyclone Maritime Helicopters • Cormorant Search and Rescue Helicopter • Airbus 310 • Tutor Aircraft flown by the Snowbirds • proposed XA100 engine for F-35

Level of investment in R&D:

$2B GE Aerospace (includes GE funded and Customer and Partner funded)

Primary Activities, products, services:

GE Aviation manufactures jet engines for military airframes. Their military engines power a wide variety of military aircraft including fighters, bombers, tankers, helicopters and surveillance aircraft, as well as marine application. They provide maintenance component repair and overhaul services, including sales of replacement parts. They provide avionics systems, aviation electric power systems, turboprop engines, engine gear and transmission components and services for commercial and military segments.
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