DND posts Defence Enhanced Surveillance from Space Project update

The first RCM satellite being transferred to the TVAC chamber at the David Florida Laboratory. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

The Department of National Defence (DND) has posted an update to its Defence Enhanced Surveillance from Space Project Letter of Interest (LOI) tender.

The Defence Enhanced Surveillance from Space Project (DESSP) is meant to be DND’s follow on to RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) and would provide additional capabilities not currently provided by RCM “for Canada’s security requirements.”

The update is in the form of a Summary and Feedback Outcomes document. It follows last weeks update where they released two presentations with updates on space projects. Those presentations are also available on the DEESP tender.

The closing date for the LOI is November 30, 2021.

Summary of Feedback and Outcomes

You can read online or download the document below.

ABES.PROD.PW__ST.B004.E38741.EBSU009

DEESP Original Tender Notice

You can read online or download the document below.

ABES.PROD.PW__ST.B004.E38741.EBSU000(1)

About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive Inc. Boucher has 20 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 28 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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