Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group provides military and commercial customers with a range of world-leading applied engineering services and product solutions from its bases across Canada and beyond.

Marshall Canada is part of the global Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, operating from locations in Ottawa and Abbotsford. The Group has a proud history spanning more than 100 years, during which it has delivered a wide range of ground-breaking engineering solutions across land, sea and air.

It is this experience, coupled with the ability to be flexible, agile and responsive, that sets Marshall Canada apart from its competitors and enables us to tailor engineering services that meet a broad range of operational requirements.

Marshall has a proud history spanning more than 100 years, during which it has delivered a wide range of ground-breaking engineering solutions across land, sea and air.

Breadth of capabilities

Capability enhancement

  • Full range of capabilities to enable design, integration, test and certification for capability insertion and upgrade

Capability sustainment

  • Integrated total through life support capability using cutting edge technology including full logistic support analysis, on-aircraft fatigue monitoring, predicative maintenance and obsolescence management

Integrated support services framework

  • Fleet availability based contracting
  • Supply chain services and manufacturing support
  • Programme management support
  • Technical support and engineering services

Engineering services

Cost benefit analysis

  • Examines costs to allow decisions to be made based on Life Cycle Costing techniques such as Discount Rates and Net Present Values
  • Allows informed decisions to be made that will improve aircraft availability at minimum cost
  • Evaluates whether to replace unreliable equipment, when to replace equipment and whether an upgrade is the most effective solution

Technical publication management

  • Tailored management of complete publication sets
  • Publications are configuration controlled and updated with stand-alone supplements to cover amendments
  • Co-ordination with Lockheed Martin for the supplements to be incorporated into manuals when required

Repair solutions

  • Repairs Centre of Excellence that will develop non-standard structural repairs outside the Structural Repair Manual
  • Repair solutions are designed, substained and certified for aircraft structure, parts, components and equipment
  • Fully approved Lockheed Martin Hercules Service Centre at Cambridge facility

24hr technical support hotline

  • Expansive knowledge and exisiting approved data built up from over 50 years of supporting many C-130 operators around the world
  • Ability to react and support the full scale of technical issues that may arise in providing support solutions to ensure aircraft availability meets operational demands

In-country support

  • Onsite technical liaison engineer


Fleet management

  • Collection, analysis and input of aircraft usage data
  • Forecast of aircraft maintenance requirements
  • Compiling of trend analysis reports to make reliability improvements
  • Established Supply Chain network
  • Monitoring of aircraft availability to support operational and exercise planning
  • Scheduled maintenance plans and reactive unscheduled maintenance plans in place

Continued airworthiness management

  • Independently ensures that the interpretation and incorporation of the airworthiness regulatory frameowrk is adhered to and maintained
  • Type certification airworthiness standard is maintained throughout aircraft operational life
  • Establishes a bespoke information system for incident, corrective and preventative actions

Reliability centered maintenance

  • Analytical methodology will provide recommendations to enable the continuous review and update of aircraft master maintenance schedules and associated publications
  • Regulatory compliance ensures aircraft maintenance programmes are optimised

Spares optimisation

  • Analysis of stock levels and location of spares to identify any shortfalls that will have a negative effect on aircraft availability
  • Cost optimised solutions are calculated that provide the greatest increase in availability at minimum cost

Obsolescence Management

  • Obsolescence Management Programmes plan monitors and analyses risks
  • Supportability solutions will ensure equipment downtime due to obsolescence is minimised and aircraft availability is maximised

Marshall Canada aerospace engineering and support

Tailored engineering services to meet your operational requirements

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