General Dynamics Industry Day

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Halifax Convention Centre, Argyle Level, ACADA Presentation Pavilion
1:00 pm ADT - 1:10 pm ADT
Welcome by ACOA and ACADA
1:10 pm ADT - 2:00 pm ADT
General Dynamics Industry Brief
2:00 pm ADT - 2:15 pm ADT
2:15 pm ADT - 4:30 pm ADT
One-on-One Meetings (15 min)
(please note that B2B meetings will only be with Atlantic industry)
Registration Link
Click here for the Online Registration Form
Advance registration for this session is required as space is limited (must register by COB on September 28, 2023)

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), with the support of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA), cordially invites you to participate in an upcoming supplier engagement event with General Dynamics (includes General Dynamics Mission Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems) as a pre-DEFSEC initiative.

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems - Canada (GDMS-C) is one of Canada's leading C4ISR and defence electronics companies, with 75 years of experience and a worldwide reputation for excellence in the production of technology-based, integrated solutions for land, airborne, maritime, and cyber defence applications.
  • General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GLDS-C) has a proven capability of supporting Canada's armed forces with over 40 years of fielding Canadian military vehicles. Recently, GDLS successfully completed the upgrade of the Canadian Army's LAV III fleet, providing it with a flexible, multipurpose capability to effectively respond to a full range of operations, ensuring that the LAV remains the backbone of the Canadian Army.
  • General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Canada (GDOTS-C) designated by the Canadian government as the Centre of Excellence for the maintenance and further development of an industrial defence capability in production, technical know-how and research relating to ammunition products. The company is headquartered in Repentigny, Quebec and is wholly owned by General Dynamics Corporation.

In addition, as a major partner to General Dynamics Mission Systems - Canada on the upcoming Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) project, Bombardier Defense will also participate in this supplier development event. Bombardier Defense is recognized around the world for its diverse portfolio of proven and versatile specialized aircraft platforms.

Company representatives will be presenting to provide an overview of available opportunities and meet one-on-one with interested companies. Some of the areas of focus include:

  • Artificial Intelligence / Data fusion analytics
  • Sensor and Communications technologies
  • In-Service Support (ISS) / Logistics & Sustainment
  • Manufacturing/fabrication including Titanium suppliers (source, design & manufacturing)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft System technologies / Autonomous vehicles
  • Cyber / C4ISR
  • Training & Simulation
  • Research and Development capabilities