General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-Canada) is a global defence industry leader in land and amphibious systems development and integration. Based in London, the Canadian operations employ more than 2,000 people in the design, manufacture and support of light and medium armoured vehicles, and are specialists in machining, materials, electronics, software development, prototyping, logistics support and systems integration.
The Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) 6.0 designed and built in Canada for the Canadian Armed Forces is recognized as the backbone of the Canadian Army’s armoured vehicle fleet. The LAV 6.0 provides Canadian soldiers mission-essential capability and protection. General Dynamics significantly boosts local and regional economies by engaging 500 suppliers across all Canadian regions. Over its 40-year history, GDLS-Canada has created and sustained thousands of direct and indirect jobs.
Continued investment in engineering research, product development and technological innovation ensures that Canadian intellectual property is being developed and highly skilled Canadian jobs are being sustained. With significant investment in R&D and infrastructure, General Dynamics is well positioned for the future. GDLS-Canada is a company with a significant London heritage. It values veterans, varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives in its workforce and its first priority is the safety and security of its customers. – less