In this illustration, Canadian Coast Guard personnel launch a V-BAT UAV from the flight deck of a hero class vessel. The V-BAT has operational capabilities in adverse weather.

New Drone Surveillance System to be Deployed on Canadian Coast Guard Vessels in Trials Funded by DRDC

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial announced today that it has been selected by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to conduct trials of a new long-endurance UAV surveillance system for the Canadian Coast Guard. The MartinUAV V-BAT aircraft was selected to provide the unique ability to combine take off and landing from the small confines aboard ship with the long endurance of a fixed-wing aircraft while carrying multiple sensors.

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A screenshot demonstrates how the IRIS UxS ground control station shows a mixture of real-time contacts from local sensors with near real-time contacts provided by a space-based data feed.

Kongsberg Geospatial Improves BVLOS Drone Operations Safety with a “Horizonless Air Picture”

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial, developer of the TerraLens Geospatial SDK, uAvionix, creators of the PingStation® Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) transponder, and Aireon, developers of a space-based ADS-B network announced that they will be demonstrating a horizonless air picture to help improve drone operations safety in an upcoming online seminar hosted by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).

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The Operations Center at Area X.0, in Ottawa, Canada.  From here, operators can manage and monitor multiple UAS, autonomous vehicles, and dismounted personnel.

Kongsberg Geospatial and Area X.O Deploy Situational Awareness Command Centre for Unmanned Systems, Autonomous Vehicles

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based geospatial technology company, announced today that as part of its continued partnership with the new Area X.O test facility (formerly known as Ottawa L5), it will be deploying its IRIS Airspace Management system for real-time tracking and display of airborne and land-based unmanned systems to the Area X.O Operations Center and in the Mobile Command Center vehicle.

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