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  • USC Response to Proposed UAS Regulations

    USC has submitted its recommendations on the proposed Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This is another milestone in a process which is now a decade-long, with much work yet ahead. We are collectively indebted to the USC regulatory committee who have taken on this substantial

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  • PWGSC – Procurement for Unmanned Aerial Surveillance and Inspection Services

    Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to advise that Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is seeking to engage Industry in consultation on the development of a proposed procurement for unmanned aerial surveillance and inspection services. It is the intent of Canada to have a National Master Standing Offer and or

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  • Drones Help Improve Wildlife Research | Drone360 Magazine

    Professor Emeritus Dr. David Bird and Dr. Paul Pace, former Directors of USC showcased in Drone360 article for their world-leading research into wildlife using UAVs. Both of these gentlemen played a major role in shaping the scenario for last year’s USC Student UAV Competition. http://drone360mag.com/news-notes/2016/09/drones-help-improve-wildlife-research?utm_content=bufferdef93&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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  • Government of Canada Awards Drone Airspace Management System Contract to Kongsberg Geospatial

    Public Services and Procurement Canada has awarded a contract to Ottawa-based Kongsberg Geospatial for an emergency operations airspace UAV tracking system Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based developer of geospatial software technology, announced today that Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded them a contract to produce an Emergency

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  • 2017 Board of Directors Nominees

    USC Members can view this information, to log in click here.  Are you a member and have not yet logged in?  You can retrieve your username and password by entering your email address here. Not a member yet? Join USC today!

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  • Kongsberg Geospatial and eSmart Systems partner to Deliver Real-time BVLOS Powerline Intelligence to Utility Companies

    Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualisation software, and eSmart Systems, who develop digital intelligence for the energy industry and smart communities, announced today that they have integrated the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS UAS situational awareness system into the eSmart Systems Connected Drone solution for

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  • LeddarTech Leads the Charge in Solid-State LiDAR for Autonomous Driving with US$101 Million Series C Financing

    Leddar Tech Inc. announced today the completion of a combined investment of US $101 million (close to CAD $130 million) led by Osram and including Delphi Magneti Marelli and Integrated Device Technology, Inc. as strategic investors, as well as Fonds de solidarité FTQ. Representing the Company’s largest capital raise to date,

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  • UVS International Survey on Drone Ops – 30 September deadline

    DRONE OPERATIONS WHERE & WHAT – TODAY & TOMORROW The survey on Non-Military Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) / Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) / Drone Operations is available online in 7 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish & Spanish). This survey is open to drone operators in the following

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  • AlteX UAV Technologies Seeking part-time UAV/aviation instructors

    AlteX UAV Technologies,  a solutions manufacture servicing end users in the UAV industry, invites applications for contract instructors for their UAV training program. This position offers dynamic training environment for professionals who are active in their respective fields, and shares our commitment to quality and student success. The  delivery method is through online

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  • Marc Cuss Memorial Scholarship Application deadline 21 September

    Marc Cuss was visionary in the  field of unmanned vehicles.  He was a young  young engineer working for CDL systems when he lost his battle with cancer in 2006.  A scholarship fund has been established in his name, administered by Unmanned Systems Canada in his memory. Canadian students  with a vision of the

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