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DEW Engineering and Development (DEW) is a leading Canadian defence company with a 40+ year history of success in designing, testing, manufacturing and delivering a broad range of armour and defence equipment from its plants in Ottawa, Ontario and Miramichi, New Brunswick. Expertise developed in the home market is now being exploited in different export markets. As a Canadian company, all DEW products are completely ITAR free.

Armour. DEW is a world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced lightweight composite armour systems for armoured, logistics and police vehicles, and is the largest manufacturer of composite vehicle armour in North America. Over 24,000 vehicles have been equipped with DEW armour which has saved the lives of countless Canadian, US and allied soldiers and police officers. Specific armour products include: Add-on Armour, spall liner, transparent armour, blast armour and ballistic truck cabs. DEW also offers police car door and window armour.

With a focus on quality, DEW has an equipment product portfolio that covers ground mobility, shelters and special equipment. Ground Mobility Equipment includes: military truck completions, cargo and special purpose trailers, military vehicle rebuild, re-role and life extension, aviation ground support equipment, and over snow systems. Shelter Systems include: hard wall and containerized mission systems, and soft wall tent systems. DEW also offers armoured shelters.

Special Equipment Systems include, but are not limited to: artillery ammunition storage and handling, Navy ready ammunition storage lockers, small arms brass certification, environmental control units, field space heaters, air purification and filtration, field water heaters, CBRN decontamination, deployable waste water storage and treatment, and portable hand wash stations. Other special equipment includes: canteens, generators, vehicle components and spares, bridge and gap crossing systems, tactical lighting systems, naval ship-borne systems and components and cargo containers.

Strategically, DEW offers Key Industrial Capabilities in Arctic Security, Armour, Protecting the Soldier, Training Systems and In-Service Support, and is totally committed to supporting the Canadian Armed Forces in achieving mission success at home and abroad with quality armour and military equipment.

In Canada, DEW is considered a Small and Medium Business/Enterprise (SMB/SME). We provide significant Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) to foreign companies seeking a Value Proposition (VP) when pursuing Canadian defence opportunities.

DEW is charter member of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA), having been a member of the former New Brunswick Aerospace and Defence Association.

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