July 07 2021
In recognition of Ultra's drive to be at the forefront of technology advancement, Ultra announces today that it has been awarded six contracts by Canada’s Department of National Defence Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.
The IDEaS program seeks innovative solutions to assist acoustic sensor operators to rapidly and accurately detect, classify, locate, and track underwater contacts.
Next generation Anti-Submarine Warfare is one of Ultra’s strategic technology development areas. The six studies will advance a range of key Anti-Submarine Warfare technologies:
Bernard Mills, President of Ultra Sonar Systems commented: “Our agility, capability and drive to innovate has been a key factor to Ultra winning these contracts. We look forward to collaborating with Canadian industry partners and delivering solutions that contribute to Canada’s national security.”
Since 2018, when IDEaS first started, over $176M has been invested in Canada’s science and technology.
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Further information about the IDEaS Program:
The IDEaS Program seeks solutions to support the development of defence and security capabilities. The December funding round called for a number of focus areas, one of which was directly relevant to Ultra in the focus area “It’s not just Noise – Innovative Tools for Acoustic Sensor Operators”.
The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces sought innovative solutions to assist acoustic sensor operators to rapidly and accurately detect, classify, locate, and track underwater contacts in order to permit timely recommendations. These innovative solutions can include, but aren’t limited to the following:
For more information visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/programs/defence-ideas.html
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