A team of
The Canadian Armed Forces Joint Arctic Experiment (CAFJAE) Scientific Team, led by
- The Joint Arctic Experiment 2014 team of 14 military and civilian DND personnel carried out experiments from
- Search and rescue, hazard mitigation, and communication capabilities were tested to determine if unmanned systems could be viable options to support future CAF operations.
- The Joint Arctic Experiment examined issues such as: how to deploy these vehicles to the remote North; how this technology performs in
- The CAF already uses unmanned vehicles for a range of missions, including responding to chemical, biological, radioactive, nuclear and explosive incidents, as well as to perform surveillance activities.
"I would like to extend my congratulations to the entire CAFJAE team for their innovative initiative of repurposing military research technology to advance
"Experimental missions like CAFJAE are important in our quest to find new ways to meet the demands required to successfully carry out military operations in
"Unmanned systems offer many potential benefits to the Canadian Armed Forces, but we must carefully study the strengths and weaknesses of these technologies before moving forward. Our CAFJAE experience in Alert has shown that this technology could support some difficult tasks the CAF might need to complete in
CFS Alert http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/8-wing/alert.page
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