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RUSI(NS) Distinguished Speaker – Canadian Coast Guard Autonomous Systems and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

The Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia extends an invitation to members of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association to a presentation Wednesday, 18 January 2023 by Scott Hatcher, Canadian Coast Guard, titled «Canadian Coast Guard Autonomous Systems and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Program.»

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has supported the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) since 2015.  Since then, a number of projects have clarified the operationalization of small RPAS in the fleet.  From this work a broader goal to use autonomous systems to contribute to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) has emerged. The CCG Autonomous Systems and ISR program aims to build maritime domain awareness and broader situational awareness for the Coast Guard fleet.  This presentation will provide a snapshot of work to date toward this goal.

The event will start at 1 pm Atlantic/Halifax time, Wednesday, 18 January, then be followed by Q&A and finish by 3 pm Atlantic time.

Registration is required.  There is no fee to attend this event.  To register, email by close-of-business Sunday, 15 January.  As the subject line for your registration email, put: RUSI(NS) Distinguished Speaker 18 January 2023 Registration.  In addition to your name, please provide your organization (agency/directorate, unit, association or company).  Participation is limited and later registrants may have to be put on a waiting list.  If after registering your availability changes and you are no longer able to attend, please advise RUSI(NS) as soon as possible so your spot can be re-assigned.

The event will be done by Zoom.  Instructions will be emailed to registrants by end Monday, 16 January.  If you have not received them by end-of-day 16 January, please check your spam folder and, if necessary, email RUSI(NS).

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