Manufacturing Operations

Quality is our top priority. We strive to ensure 100% long-term survivability of our products in all working environments.

Backed by Over 60 Years of Experience

For more than 60 years, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada has manufactured high quality, highly reliable products for defense and aerospace applications. Our integrated manufacturing capability is leveraged for our program customers and offered as a system and component service to defence contractors worldwide.

Located in Canada

Located in Ottawa, Canada, our 105,000 square foot manufacturing facility is backed by the extensive knowledge and experience gained from multiple programs and a proven ability to meet stringent delivery schedules. It is focused on high-reliability, widely variable volume production, built on 6-Sigma process controls, state of the art technologies and creative supply base management.

Capabilities to Meet Your Requirements

Capabilities ranging from product development to integration and test are scalable and flexible to meet a variety of customer requirements. Build-to-print services include:

  • Circuit card assembly
  • System and sub-system assembly
  • Harness/cable assembly
  • Mechanical assembly - unit integration
  • Test services, including:
    • TestWay analysis
    • Environmental Stress Screening (thermo cycling/vibration)
    • In-circuit test
    • Light test
    • Functional test
  • Materials procurement
  • Obsolescence management

Our Track Record

With a track record of less than two percent product returns, quality control in our medium volume, high mix manufacturing process is maintained by highly skilled employees, trained and empowered with responsibility for quality, cost and schedule. This is supported by customized implementations of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.

Buying Power

In addition, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada is part of General Dynamics Corporation, which procures material at a rate ten times greater than that of General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada alone. By leveraging this purchasing strength, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada provides defense and aerospace organizations with all the benefits of integrated quality manufacturing backed by the power of a large supply chain.