Defence Research and Development Canada
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is Canada's science, technology and innovation leader, trusted advisor, collaborative partner, and knowledge integrator for defence and security. As the science and technology organization of the Department of National Defence (DND), we develop and deliver new technical solutions and advice to DND, the Canadian Armed Forces, other federal departments, and the safety and security communities. We also work with partners in academia, government and industry and with Canada’s allies.
Services and information
Career opportunities, student opportunities
Research and funding partnerships
Partnerships, collaborative activities, intellectual property, grant information
Research and development capabilities
People, expertise, equipment and facilities to carry out world-class research and development
Reports and publications
Defence research reports, strategies and policies, Open Science
News and videos
Updates on DRDC research and experiments
Defence and Security Science and Technology program
Strategic focus areas for science and technology research
About Defence Research and Development Canada
Legislation and National Defence
Defence Administrative Orders and Directives
Minister of National Defence
May 17, 2023
DND/CAF publishes implementation plan for quantum S&T strategy
March 27, 2023
60 Seconds with Capt(N) Kelly Williamson and Christina Jutzi, Executive Committee members for Women in Defence and Security
March 9, 2023
The IDEaS program is looking for your solutions to help solve defence and security challenges.
Find out how you can gain hands-on experience and kick-start your career at DRDC.
A selection of defence research stories through the decades.
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