Canada to add broadband and polar satcom capabilities, expand SAR constellation
The Canadian Defense Department is poised to issue a new policy statement showing how the nation plans to expand its space presence to meet changing threats. The existing policy, formulated in 1998, reflects requirements associated with the 1990-91 Persian Gulf war. The new document, expected to be issued in 30-60 days, will reflect more recent developments, such as the need for reinforcing Canada’s sovereignty in an era of global warming that is facilitating activity in the high arctic, ...
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