Innovation Stories

The RCN strives to ensure its people, its capability and its processes are able to provide efficient, cohesive and timely support in the production of successful outputs. In this case our output rests with the ability to support Canada in supporting peace, countering threats and providing security to all Canadians at home and around the globe.


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RCN increases awareness of new technologies at latest Creative Destruction Lab

The RCN increased its situational awareness of potentially disruptive technologies at the latest CDL event.
November 9, 2020

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Underwater Warfare Suite Upgrade protects sailors from quieter submarines and torpedoes

In recent years almost all nations in possession of submarines have put forth significant resources to make submarines and torpedoes operate more quietly.
June 10, 2019

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RCN and CANSOFCOM team up with Creative Destruction Lab to promote innovation and technology

The RCN and the CANSOFCOM have partnered with the Creative Destruction Lab, founded at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
May 2, 2019


Advanced unmanned aircraft to provide eye in the sky for Kingston-class ships

Kingston-class ships are equipped with a visual line of sight intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability, but have lacked a similar capability for vessels of interest beyond their visual line of sight.
February 18, 2019