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Student UAS Competition – Action on the Flight Line

It’s day 2 of the 11th Unmanned Systems Student UAS Competition on location at CED in Alma QC. The sun is out, the wind is up, and the wind chill is above 0C! The checks and double checks are taking place on the flight line as 14 teams begin the mission of finding, then surveying […]

USC-STC and LOOKNorth Announce Funding Support for Four New Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Projects for Canada’s Drone/Remotely Piloted Vehicles

April 25, 2019 – Ottawa, ON Four new Canadian companies and innovative research projects will be funded by LOOKNorth and Unmanned Systems Canada – Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) as part a national ‘testbed project’ in the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems ‘RPAS’ (also known as UAV’s or drones) industry. The Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) […]

RPAS Project – Draft ITQ (W847A-190247/A)

The Project will provide Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) information and deliver precision strike effects to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) commanders. The Project’s medium-altitude, long-endurance ISTAR and precision strike capabilities will be integrated as part of a networked, joint system-of-systems, in support of the Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) Defence Policy strategic vision and […]

Share your feedback in a new National Drone/RPAS Industry Survey

Professional drone/UAV/RPAS operators, manufacturers, software developers, trainers, industry suppliers, students and academia are encouraged to respond before March 30th, 2019 to the new national ‘RPAS Environmental Study.’ March 19, 2019 – Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is encouraging our members and industry contacts to participate in a national research study that will provide […]

Industry Events: Meet-ups, Workshops & More!

Our Marketing and Communications Committee heard your requests to help share event notices more regularly with our community. Through 2019, our Committee’s immediate and longer-term goals are to: Update this page every few weeks to add industry workshops, industry conferences, webinars, etc. Highlight in monthly issues of USC-STC News any events that USC-STC members, sponsors, […]

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 […]

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 […]