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DRDC aims to help protect whales

DND — Defence science and technology, led by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), is helping the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) understand, monitor, reduce and mitigate its impact on the marine environment during operations. DRDC is taking a multi-disciplinary, multi-pronged approach working with partners in industry, academia […]

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Defence scientists test geobuoys in the Arctic

For two weeks this spring a team of scientists, technologists and logistics support staff from Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) evaluated the performance of newly improved geobuoys on behalf of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). “In order to conduct Arctic underwater surveillance in areas where the surface of the ocean is covered in […]

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Evolution of the Smart Gun

Defence Research Development Canada (DRDC) and Colt Canada have developed an integrated weapon/rifle prototype for the Canadian Armed Forces.  

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Valcartier first to have green firing range

2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier has officially become the first Canadian Forces Base to use a green small arms firing range, called the Nicosie firing range. The new bullet catchers at 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier caught the attention of a number of project stakeholders during a recognition ceremony on Sept. 9. The […]