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.



RCN joins NATO initiative to learn from allies’ unmanned systems

The goal of MUSI is to promote multi-national development and experimentation with remote and autonomous systems.
February 4, 2021

A digital rendering of the Canadian Surface Combatant.

Using narratives helps future-proof RCN

The approach uses a narrative format to focus on improved communications and can be characterized as a collaborative effort on the part of the user and the solution provider – in this case the RCN and defence industry, respectively.
January 25, 2021

A digital rendering of a brain made of circuitry.

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


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