• New UC19Ottawa Micro-Site

    In case you’ve missed it on social media, USC-STC is proud to unveil a new micro-site dedicated to the upcoming UC19Ottawa conference. We’ll give you the link in a second, but here’s a quick sneak peek: The site contains everything you need to know about the conference, including downloadable programs, exhibitor and sponsorship packages, hotel […]

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  • US Department of Defense RFI

    The United States Department of Defense is calling for input from the RPAS industry to help formulate an investment roadmap. This formal Request For Information is also open to those in the Canadian RPAS world – and your input may well help the US Government further define its future drone small-UAS requirements. It might even […]

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  • Flying Drones in CLASS C Airspace – You mean they’ll let you?

    By David Cooke, Guest Contributor There are procedures now to fly UAVs in any controlled airspace as long as you have an advanced RPAS license and an aircraft declared “SAFE” by the manufacturer. Simple. Now you just go on the NavCanada website and file a request.  This all started back in AUG 2018, with a […]

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  • UC19Ottawa at a glance!

    A detailed program is on the way (along with a new website), but we thought we’d whet your appetite with a preview of what’s on tap this fall at our annual conference. Needless to say, this is an extremely era in the #unmanned world. This year has brought new regulations, new technologies – even the […]

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  • #UC19Ottawa Registration Now OPEN!

    Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference is now open. This year’s conference will take place in the nation’s capital from October 30 to November 1, and promises to be USC-STC’s biggest and most ambitious gathering to date. We’ll be announcing speakers and the full […]

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  • Students – Apply Before August 31st for the $2500 Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship

    USC-STC is honoured to support Canada’s rising stars contributing to the future of Unmanned Systems In December 2006, a young, gifted unmanned vehicles engineer working with CDL Systems named Mark Cuss passed away after a courageous 22-month battle with cancer.  At the time of his death, Mark was only 27 years old. However, during his short time, Mark made […]

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  • 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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  • CARLETON TEAM WINS CANADA’S FIRST-EVER UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE STUDENT COMPETITION #UGV19

    Canada’s First National Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) Student Competition  (OTTAWA): A team from 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, interest from industry and government attendees, but a cash prize of $2,000. […]

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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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