Although its Letter of Interest (LOI) request has been out for a couple of days, senior members of Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) took the opportunity of the CADSI Military Outlooks to advertise this new $133M program (over 5 years) to industry and government partners. It has a particular focus on conducting R&D for continental surveillance, and in particular the Arctic.

The attached video describes a Modeling, Simulation and Analysis approach to examining the capabilities and effects of several possible surveillance assets such as satellites and UAVs, as well as analyzing their possible communications links. ?Systems Toolkit (STK)? is particularly adept at analyzing system of systems, sensor mixes and performing trade-off analyses of options. You can contact Wayne Ellis at for more information about the capabilities of STK?.