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  • Student Papers Competition 2018 – Abstract due 1 June

    The Unmanned Systems Canada is excited to announce that our Annual Student Paper Competition will once again be featured at our 2018 Conference from 30 October-1 November in Vancouver, BC at The Westin Bayshore Hotel. The Competition is open to all Canadian undergraduate and graduate students at a recognized university

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  • 2018 Student UAS Competition Winners

    Congratulations to University of Victoria –  Team UVic Aero, who successfully used their technology and team work to crack the code on the biker gang hideout. It was all part of the 2018 Student UAS Competition crime scene investigation scenario, played out thanks to the hospitality of Southport MB  and

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  • UC 18 Call for Papers

    Call for Papers Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals for Conference Technical Papers to be presented at this year’s UC18, being held in Vancouver, BC this fall, Oct 30 – Nov 1st, 2018. Abstracts for Technical Presentations are sought regarding all subject areas related

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  • USC/LOOKNorth BVLOS RFP Issued

    The BVLOS cluster lead by USC and LOOKNorth is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals in support of Canadian SME efforts to demonstrate BVLOS capability.  Funding is being provided through the LOOKNorth Centre of Excellence technology validation program under four areas of interest: Risk model development and integration BVLOS

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  • RCN Awards MDA $8 M for UAVs

    The RCN announced today that MDA  has been awarded an $8M contract to supply mini UAVs based on the Aerovironment Puma. http://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/defence-watch/royal-canadian-navy-getting-new-miniature-maritime-drone-this-summer-update-on-defence-industry-news-and-contracts

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  • ARA Robotics to Unveil SKYMATE at EXPONENTIAL

    ARA Robotics, a Canadian UAV technology leader, is proud to unveil SKYMATEtm at XPONENTIAL 2018, taking place May 1 – 3 in Denver, Colorado. SKYMATEtm is a revolutionary commercial flight controller built for multirotor UAV configurations, dedicated to industrial applications such as 2D/3D aerial inspection and mapping. With many years of flight validation in harsh

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  • USC Compliant Training List – 2018-04 UPDATE

    Unmanned Systems Canada, as part of our Canadian UAS industry support, endeavours to maintain a list of UAS Training organizations in Canada that have declared compliance to Transport Canada’s key document,  “TP 15263E – Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems (UAV) 25 kg or Less, Operating within

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  • Bow Valley College offers UAV/Drone Certification Courses Ahead of New Transport Canada Rules

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  • DND Announces IDEaS Research and Development Program

    I am pleased to inform you that today, the Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, launched the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program and its first Call for Proposals for Competitive Projects. IDEaS will revolutionize the way DND generates solutions to complex challenges. Through IDEaS,

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  • Future Fighter Regional Forums 23 April – 1 May

    Important Update regarding B2B Schedule to meet with Fighter Procurement participants to discuss collaboration and Industrial Technology Benefits.   REMINDER – there are only TWO WEEKS to go before the Future Fighter Regional Forums begin! The Government of Canada is coming to a city near you to share more about

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