• Two Canadian Teams Win @ AUVSI Competition

    Congratulations to the ETS Dronolab team from Montreal’s ÉTS – École de Technologie Supérieure. It placed FIRST at the AUVSI student competition this month, which had 75 global entries, of which 47 competed. Dronolab also placed First at this year’s earlier USC-STC Student UAS Competition, an incredible accomplishment and a testament to the talent and […]

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  • NEWS RELEASE: CARLETON TEAM WINS FIRST-EVER #UGV19

    (OTTAWA): A team from the Carleton University, the Carleton Autonomous Rovers, has won the first-ever Unmanned Ground Vehicle Competition – #UGV19 – organized by Unmanned Systems Canada/Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC). They received not only accolades, but a cash prize of $2,000. The event took place May 25-26, at the new Ottawa L5 Facility, North America’s […]

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  • Unmanned Ground Vehicle Competition!

    NEWS RELEASE:  USC-STC HOLDS UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE COMPETITION (OTTAWA): A Canadian first – a competition involving unmanned “snowplows” – will take place May 25-26 at the newly-opened Ottawa L5 facility, North America’s first integrated test environment for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV). Teams from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University will compete by having […]

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  • News Release: 2019 Student UAS Competition Results

     Alma, QC – May 6th, 2019 – The lights are back on in the Saguenay Valley thanks to the skills of École de technologie supérieure – Team Donolab. They answered the call from the local power company needing drone support to inspect a simulated damaged solar farm. ETS was declared the winner of the 11th […]

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  • Deadline Approaches on RCMP Tender

    The RCMP has issued a broad-scope Request For Information (RFI) regarding multiple aspects of RPAS (including procurement). The deadline for interested parties is to express their interest is May 21st. According to the Tender, “The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) plans to establish a competitive Standing Offer for the acquisition of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems […]

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  • Call for Speakers: UC19Ottawa

    Unmanned Systems Canada – Systèmes Télécommandés Canada – is pleased to announce the call for Industry Speakers and a new Conference Student Competition. Unmanned Canada 2019 is Canada’s largest annual conference and trade show for the rapidly evolving unmanned, remotely-piloted and autonomous vehicles industry. USC-STC invites professional operators, industry suppliers, academics and all government, regulatory […]

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  • Media Release: Canada’s National Drone Association Condemns Gatwick Incident

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UNMANNED SYSTEMS CANADA CONDEMNS GATWICK AIRPORT DRONE INTRUSION (OTTAWA): Unmanned Systems Canada/Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC), the national industry association representing the unmanned vehicle systems sector, condemns the deliberate, illegal and irresponsible use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) to disrupt commercial flights at Britain’s Gatwick Airport. On Wednesday, December 19th close to 9 pm […]

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  • USC-STC Winners in News Release Format

    Last week, at #UC18VANCOUVER, we took great pride in presenting our annual awards to students, trailblazers, and others making remarkable contributions to the unmanned sector. We wrote about that in this post.  We wanted to make things a little more formal by acknowledging these accomplishments with a news release. You can download that .pdf file […]

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  • #UC18VANCOUVER a Success; Onward!

    Our 16th annual conference is now over – and what a terrific gathering it was!  We’ve had very positive feedback from USC-STC members about the quality of the technical presentations, the variety and excellence of the exhibits on the floor and – as usual – the outstanding networking that takes place at this event every […]

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  • USC-STC Awards Presented

    The annual Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada awards were presented Thursday, recognizing outstanding contributions to the unmanned industry, and encouraging students planning to pursue careers in this field. It’s always a highlight of every USC-STC event, and this year was no exception. The first award was the student papers competition, which recognizes excellence in […]

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