Innovators: Surveillance

C-CORE to help Canadian Space Agency improve Canada’s satellite-based maritime surveillance capability

by Barry Snow on May 20, 2016

 
St. John’s-based research and development corporation C‑CORE has been contracted by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to adapt its proprietary radar technology for space. The CSA is availing of C‑CORE’s expertise to help develop a critical part of the next generation of RADARSAT satellites, greatly improving their imaging capability.   Read more.

PAL FINDS FRIEND IN NEW INVESTOR

by Admin on November 20, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 16 Nov. 2014) Provincial Aerospace said Wednesday it has reached an agreement that would see its parent company, the PAL Group of Companies, sold to Winnipeg-based Exchange Income Corporation (EIC).
Under the terms of the deal, the PAL Group — whose holdings involve an airline, a fleet of 30 aircraft and defence and aerospace interests — will continue to be operated independently under its current management at its headquarters in St. John’s.   Read more.

HOMEGROWN TECHNOLOGY HELPS IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

by wade on March 7, 2012

From the NEIA Newsletter: EMSAT is a new local company from the ‘Genesis Centre’ technology incubator at Memorial University. It self describes as an environmental surveillance services company.   Read more.

NORTHERN RADAR PEERS OVER HORIZON

by wade on January 25, 2012

St. John's, NL  (Jan. 19, 2012) – Northern Radar Inc has been awarded a subcontract from Raytheon Canada Limited to provide subsystems, installation services and site development  for the Next Generation High Frequency Surface Wave Radar (HFSWR).   The project is a Technology Demonstration Program sponsored by the Canadian Department of National Defence, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and will see a system installed at Hartlen Point, Nova Scotia later in 2012.   Read more.

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT AT PROVINCIAL AEROSPACE

by wade on January 10, 2012

By Andrew Safer: Having seen its staff grow by 38 percent over the last two and a half years—from 650 to 900—Provincial Aerospace Limited (PAL) is preparing to deliver on a $370 million contract with the United Arab Emirates: modifications of two maritime patrol aircraft that will patrol UAE territorial waters, monitor pollution, and support search and rescue activities. Read more.