Canadian Manufacturing

DRS Technologies improving Ottawa operations with help of Ontario government

The military communications manufacturer is investing over $5 million in improving production, with Ontario contributing $700,000

February 9, 2017   by Canadian Staff

KANATA, Ont.—Military communications provider DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. is investing in new equipment and expanding its business in the Ottawa region, with help from the Ontario government.

DRS Technologies designs and manufactures electronics for aerospace, defence and space applications, and provides naval communications technology and tracking systems.

The company is investing $5.2 million in new equipment and improvements to its design and manufacturing facility.

Ontario is contributing $718,482 from the Eastern Ontario Development Fund for this project, bringing DRS Technologies’ total infrastructure investment to just shy of $6 million.


“We are pleased to partner with the Ontario government to help us sharpen our competitive edge and bring more jobs to our community,” said Martin Munro, VP and general manager, DRS Technologies.