Tag Archives: Department of National Defence

DRDC issues RFI for a Next-Generation Digital High-Resolution Space-Based Radar demonstrator

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Victoria, Canada

Needing to add more Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capability beyond the data the Department of National Defence (DND) gets from the RADARSAT Constellation Mission and RADARSAT-2, and as a precursor to adding new SAR capability, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is planning to develop a prototype demonstrator satellite. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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RIMPAC warfighting exercise with Canadian participation tests skills of hybrid satellite system

RIMPAC 2020

Organizers are practicing satellite collection with military exercises to improve their data analysis – such as the RIMPAC sea exercise outlined during the virtual Small Satellite Conference running this week. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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DND releases presentations on status of Space Projects as part of Surveillance of Space 2 RFI

DND Surveillance of Space 2 RFI presentations

The Department of National Defence has released two presentations as part of the Surveillance of Space 2 RFI. The presentations were made in April at the 2021 Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) Conference and the 2021 Military Space Situational Awareness Conference. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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Standing up a Canadian Armed Forces space division

File photo: Artists rendering of the Sapphire satellite

Starting this week, select Space Economy podcast episodes will be released to SpaceQ subscribers before being made available to the general public. In this weeks episode my guest is Brigadier-General Michael Adamson. We discuss among others things, standing up a Canadian Armed Forces space division and the "likely" capability gap between RCM and its follow-on. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log …

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Department of National Defence budget for 2021-22 set at $24.3 billion

Artist illustration of three DND microsatellites in formation

The Department of National Defence (DND) budget for 2021-22 has been set at $24.3 billion a slight decrease from the previous year, but is actually increased from the projection of last year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Wyvern hyperspectral technology garners contract from Defence Research and Development Canada

Wyvern hyperspectral technology

Edmonton-based space startup Wyvern has received an initial $155,000 to create a feasibility study for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) on how satellite-based hyperspectral imaging could benefit Canadian defence. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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DND issues IDEaS Classified Stream RFI and includes space sensor payloads

DND Infographic - IDEaS Building Defence Capability

The Department of National Defence Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program has issued a new Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI) for a Classified Stream that includes seven domains under consideration including space sensor payloads. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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