Government of Canada Invests in Canadian Jobs and the Canadian Armed Forces’ Fleet of Light Armoured Vehicles III

February 4, 2013 OTTAWA, Ont. – Foreign  Affairs Minister and local Member of Parliament John Baird today announced that  important government investments in the Canadian Armed Forces’ fleet of Light  Armoured Vehicles will not only keep Canada’s men and women in uniform safe;  they’re creating jobs right here in Ottawa. “For our government, the  economy […]

EODC Inc. “AR-MO-MEN” support Movember

November 9, 2012 The EODC AR-MO-MEN team members Luc Petit, Vince Fagnan, Jack Lynn, Todd Elliott, Hugh Myers, Kyle Lidstone, Sean Anderson, Chris Alves, Frank Lidstone, Dylan Wood and Seb Dufour, supported by all their co-workers at EODC, are proudly growing their Mos in support of this month’s Movember fund-raising and awareness campaign for men’s […]

Textron Systems and Rheinmetall Canada announce $205 Million Contract on Canadian Forces Tactical Armoured Vehicle Program

October 30, 2012 Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Rheinmetall Canada Inc., today announced a $205 million CAD contract for work to be performed by Rheinmetall Canada on the Canadian Forces Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) project. Rheinmetall Canada will earn $152 million CAD during the TAPV program’s production phase […]

From Small Beginnings – 4th Annual John Da Ponte Golf Tournament

It seems such a short time ago that Engineering Office Deisenroth Canada Engineering, Development and Licencing (EODC Inc.) held its first John Da Ponte Annual Golf Tournament. EODC employees and guests just finished its 4th annual golf tournament, raising close to $4000 for the ALS Society of Canada in John Da Ponte’s name. By way […]

Textron Wins Canada’s Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle Program

Vehicle Designed and Engineered to Meet the Canadian Forces Needs for the Next 25 Years GAGETOWN CFB, NB – JUNE 8, 2012 — Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that it has been selected by the Canadian government for the Canadian Forces Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) program. The […]

Textron Systems & EODC Sign Memorandum of Understanding for TAPV Project

OTTAWA, Ontario – MARCH 29, 2012 — Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Engineering Office Deisenroth Canada (EODC) of Ottawa, Ontario for possible work on the Textron Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) for the Canadian Forces.  Textron has submitted […]

Presentation of IBD NanoTechnology for Canadian Programs

IBD and its subsidiary EODC introduced its 4th generation NanoTechnologies to the Canadian armoured vehicle market. The nano-materials comprise ceramics, steel and composites with significantly improved ballistic performance. These improvements allow for drastic weight reductions to the benefit of vehicle mobility and payload. These advantages are of particular interest in view of the Canadian vehicle […]

Break-Through in Material Development for Ballistic Protection

IBD achieved important improvements with the development of various materials needed for the production of ballistic protection kits. During Eurosatory 2010 IBD already presented new ceramic and steel technologies with improved ballistic properties allowing weight savings of up to 30 %. Now the development leads to further improvements in the performance of these materials. IBD […]

IBD and EODC Introducing the Evolution Concept for Medium Armoured Vehicles

During the CANSEC 2009 show in Ottawa, IBD and EODC introduced the Evolution Concept for Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) and Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs). It provides a balanced broadband protection against the full spectrum of today’s threats in theatre with minimum weight. This concept has now been tailored to medium armoured vehicles such as […]