We are investing in innovation, technology transfer, intellectual property, research and development, and long-term relationships and partnerships with the Canadian Government, Canadian industry including small to medium enterprises.

Setting the Standard for Future Aircrew Training

Drawing on more than 70 years of aircrew training experience from around the world, Leonardo is a leading provider of civil and military fixed-wing, rotary-wing and mission training services ready to offer an innovative and comprehensive turnkey solution to meet all the Royal Canadian Air Force training requirements.

Setting the Standard for Future Aircrew Training

A longstanding industrial investment

A trusted partner of choice for both government and civil customers throughout Canada, we deliver customer-centric proven solutions. We provide reliable support and successfully deliver projects on time and on budget.

Facts & Figures

We have been present in the Country for over 50 years. Today, we have 400 highly skilled employees at five operating sites, and we are ready to provide comprehensive, competitive turn-key solutions that meet our Canadian customers’ requirements.

Where we are


Leonardo Canada

Leonardo’s Canadian subsidiary is based in Ottawa. Purpose built to serve the Canadian market, Leonardo’s Canadian team leverages and draws upon the full strength and depth of the global company. Leonardo coordinates all commercial activities in Canada through the Ottawa-based team, including those activities related to Defence and Defence Systems, Aeronautics programs for Air Traffic Control, Cyber Security and Automation with focus on solutions for airports, postal operators and couriers.


55 Metcalfe street, suite 540
Ottawa, ON – Canada
K1P 6L5
T: +1- 613-235-0353

For customer support assistance inquiries, please refer to our international network

Tactical Technologies Inc.

We produce Tactical Engagement Simulation Software for the international Electronic Warfare market, used in more than thirty EW Operational Support Centers, Air and Maritime Walfare Centers, Intelligence Agencies, Operational Research, and EW Engineering Agencies around the world.


2685 Queensview Dr
Ottawa, ON – Canada

T: +1(613)8280775


DRS Technologies Canada Ltd.

We manufacture and support a broad range of military communications, electro-optics, surveillance and sensor signal processing systems for naval and ground applications.


500 Palladium Drive
Suite 1100
Kanata, ON – Canada
K2V 1C2
T: +1 613 591 5800
T: +1 613 591 5801


Leonardo DRS Pivotal Power

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, we design and manufacture full MIL-SPEC qualified power conversion and distribution equipment including uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), power conditioners, rectifiers, power converters, and battery chargers for military shipboard, vehicle and air force applications.


Nancy Preeper
DRS Pivotal Power
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
T: +1 902 210 6441


Our capabilities and solutions


Nearly 50 Leonardo helicopters are operational in Canada for civil, public utility and military operations. Our dedicated network delivers certified support across the country. Our top-ranked customer support team provides advanced training and simulation packages and offers comprehensive maintenance plans tailored to each customer. Leonardo Canada is part of the Team Cormorant proposal to upgrade and expand the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Rotary Wing Search and Rescue Cormorant fleet.


Our aerostructures, made of composite or traditional alloys, fly over Canada with Airbus, Boeing and Dassault airplanes in support of commercial and general aviation. We have 40 ATR turboprop regional aircraft providing passenger and freight services across Canada. As world leader in the training sector, we are ready to offer Canada our integrated training system ability to cover the entire pilot training syllabus, from basic training on the new M-345 – designated Tutor II in Canada for the Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) and Snowbirds Replacement Programs -  into the basic-advanced phase with the M-346.

Electronics and Defence

We deliver solutions ready to serve the Canadian Armed Forces’ most complex requirements. We manufacture and support a broad range of air, land and naval integrated mission systems, radars and sensors, military communications, electro-optics, surveillance, and integrated combat systems. Through our local presence including Leonardo DRS, we have a record of service to the Canadian Government and armed forces for over 50 years with systems and services for air, land, naval and space applications.

Uncrewed Aerial Systems

We are the only manufacturer in Europe with a combined experience in platforms, remote control and sensor development. Our tactical Uncrewed  Aerial Systems equipped with our proprietary sensors are in operations in 5 countries worldwide.
With tactical rotary and fixed wing, optionally piloted Rotary Uncrewed Air Systems (RUAS), aerial targets and as key partner in all major European Uncrewed Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) and Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) Uncrewed aerial vehicle initiatives, we are at the forefront of autonomous flight.

Cyber and Physical Security

In addressing public safety and security – ranging from counter-terrorism to the fight against organized crime, from emergency management response to critical infrastructures protection – we deliver comprehensive solutions integrating cyber intelligence, data mining, mission critical communications, video surveillance and video analytics, access control and anti-intrusion devices. These ‘systems of systems’ are tailored for a variety of complex security environments, connecting multiple sites and thousands of sensors.

Investigation Support & Threat Intelligence Systems

We provide systems and services to foresee and prevent cyber threats against the Canadian government, its critical infrastructures and enterprise organizations. We support law enforcement in proactive forensics gathering and investigations. We provide on premises solutions based on the monitoring and analysis of large amounts of open source data, in the deep web and dark nets, aimed at detecting cyber attacks being prepared and information illegally stolen and published on the web.


We are ready to contribute to Canada’s future in Space leveraging our capabilities in the Electronics Division and the Telespazio and Thales Alenia Space JVs. Through the Space Alliance, the strategic partnership between Leonardo and Thales, we are investing in NorthStar Earth and Space Inc., a Montréal based information services company, bringing in business and technical expertise. Together, we provide solutions for the design, development and realization of a unique 40 satellite constellation based on double equipped satellites to provide Space Situational Awareness and Geo Information services.

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