Defence Research and Development Canada
We are the national leader in defence science and technology, and develop and deliver new technical solutions and advice to the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, other federal departments, and the safety and security communities.
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Research and development projects for soldiers, land combat systems, and adaptive dispersed operations.
Research and development projects for pilots, aircrews and support teams and learn how we help protect the Royal Canadian Air Force against ground and air threats.
Research and development projects for naval crews, countering threats above and under water, improving naval platforms, and strengthening command.
Research and development projects which enhance the performance, health and welfare of Canadian Armed Forces members.
Research and development projects for cyber operations, space operations, communications and information sharing, intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance.
Projects and activities that focus on domestic safety and security threats, including natural disasters, major accidents, crime and terrorism, in partnership with Public Safety, first responders and police.
Projects that support Canadian Joint Operations Command, Canadian Special Operations Forces Command, and the countering of chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear hazards.
Research and development that supports the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces in evidence-based decision making and management of personnel, equipment, readiness and infrastructure.
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The locations of Defence Research and Development Canada research centres across Canada.
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