DRDC is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The partnership will provide up to 20 research supplements of $120,000 ($40,000 annually over three years) to support unclassified university-based research dedicated to the development of non-weapon-specific technologies with dual-use applications in defence and security areas.
September 26, 2016
The modern firefighting environment is a lot different now than it was a few decades ago, mainly due to changes in buildings and infrastructure. Are firefighting techniques keeping up with the times? Read more about one project that is tackling this challenge.
September 13, 2016
Read about how a fresh pair of eyes can lead to new perspectives and approaches to disaster resilience.
August 4, 2016
Anna Rae Green, oversees all the radiological scenarios and ensures the handling and disposing of radiological agents are done safely – lead for radiation aspects of Ex PRECISE RESPONSE 2016
July 27, 2016
Small earthquakes regularly rattle Canada’s West Coast, but as the world witnessed in Haiti in 2010, Japan in 2011, and most recently, Nepal in 2015 – large, catastrophic earthquakes can occur at any given time. The overwhelming consequences of events like natural disasters cannot be controlled, but can be minimized.
July 22, 2016
Scott Holowachuk is the lead at this year’s Exercise PRECISE RESPONSE for all the biological exercises that participants will go through.
July 15, 2016
Discover what it is like for Defence Scientist Patrick Gavigan to judge a Canada-wide competition for university students to think up, design and build microsatellites.
July 14, 2016
Ex PRECISE RESPONSE: Canada, NATO allies and partners perfect their skills against chemical, biological and radiological agents
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) will host Exercise PRECISE RESPONSE at Canadian Forces Base Suffield, in southeast Alberta, from July 11 to 29. The NATO exercise is part of ongoing Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defence training and will include participation from 11 countries.
July 8, 2016
Learn about the DRDC trial that tested vehicles during Operation NUNALIVUT.
July 7, 2016
We’re committed to making Canada a global innovation leader—and we want to hear from you!
June 23, 2016
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