Advocacy / Member News
April 11, 2024

Babcock Canada and Roshel Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to collaboratively support the Canadian Armed Forces and government agencies

Babcock Canada (Babcock), a Defence and Aerospace company, and Roshel, a leading manufacturer of armoured special purpose vehicles, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaboratively explore opportunities to support the Canadian Armed Forces.

For over 16-years, Babcock has been proud to play a critical role supporting Canada’s safety and security. With a focus on mission critical assets, Babcock is trusted to support members of the Canadian Armed Forces from coast-to-coast. As Babcock expands its operations in Canada, it continues to draw on its global experience in the latest land vehicle technology to deliver fully integrated solutions tailored specifically for Canada and its unique environment.


Roshel designs and manufactures an extensive line of smart armoured vehicles for military and law enforcement agencies across North America and worldwide. Its vehicles are outfitted with advanced security measures designed to optimize survivability, thereby enhancing their capability to execute missions successfully under adverse conditions.

This Memorandum of Understanding enables both leading Defence companies to leverage their respective capabilities, combining Babcock’s global asset management expertise and Roshel’s vehicle manufacturing experience, to deliver innovative solutions.


“We are proud to be a trusted partner of the Canadian Armed Forces and are delighted to sign this memorandum of understanding with Roshel. This agreement will enable us to leverage our global expertise and jointly explore innovative opportunities that will support the requirements of the Canadian Army.” – Jerry McLean, CEO, Babcock Canada


“Signing a MOU marks a significant milestone in our expansion efforts within Canada and globally. We are delighted to partner with Babcock, whose extensive capabilities enable them to provide in-service support for our vehicles on a worldwide scale. There are numerous opportunities where our combined expertise can collaborate to set new industry benchmarks.” – Roman Shimonov, CEO, Roshel Inc.


This Memorandum of Understanding reinforces both Babcock and Roshel’s commitments to supporting defence and government customers now and into the future, ensuring their mission critical assets and support services are ready whenever, wherever, and however they need them.


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