Canadian Manufacturing

Milton, Ont., firm lands $3M sub-contract for work on light armoured vehicle fleet

Parker Hannafin Canada will provide pumps, hydraulic motors for LAV power and air conditioning


MILTON, Ont.—A Greater Toronto Area firm has been awarded a $3.04-million sub-contract for work on Canada’s light armoured vehicle (LAV) fleet, the Department of National Defence says.

Parker Hannafin Canada signed an agreement that will see the Milton, Ont.-based firm provide pumps and hydraulic motors for the LAV power and air conditioning systems.

Awarded by General Dynamics Land Systems Canada, the deal is part of a larger deal handed out in October 2011for the delivery of 550 upgraded LAVs.

The contract with General Land Systems Canada is worth $1.06-billion, plus an additional $151-million for an option to upgrade another 66 LAVs.