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thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Canada

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Canada

Head Office Location in Canada: 

Victoria, BC

Defence related locations/operations within Canada:

Winnipeg, MB

Senior officer for Canadian operations:

Rick Gerbrecht, Managing Director

Annual Sales: 

€41.5B (Parent)

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Number of Employees:

6 tkMS in Canada; 6,000 tkMS; 102,000 Parent

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Current DND Projects:

• Remote Minehunting and Disposal System – Provision of Mine Disposal Vehicles • Maintainer Training and ILS for HF Radios for AOPS • OSPREY III Post Mission & Analysis System and ISS for ADAC Halifax • ODIN Underwater Warfare Toolset for CFMWC • SUBSAFE parts and sparing (ongoing) for VCM

Level of investment in R&D:

Rocket and Warhead development of SeaSpider™ – the world’s most mature Anti-Torpedo Torpedo, with Magellan Aerospace Winnipeg. tkMSC is managing the largest historical R&D effort outside of the Parent headquarters in Germany.

Primary Activities, products, services:

Along with the recent contract award for RMDS, tkMSC provides support to the NSS (JSS, AOPS and CSC) in the provision of wide range product and services portfolio. The company, via industry engagement, provides subject matter expertise to support options analysis for the Canadian Patrol Submarine Project (CPSP).
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