Robotics and unmanned vehicle systems

As part of the diversification and expansion of industry in Alberta, a strong Unmanned Vehicle Systems sector is emerging. This innovative niche is expected to grow tremendously in the coming years because of its wide-ranging applications for military and commercial use.

UVS development

Alberta is home to companies that have expertise in various facets of unmanned vehicle systems development, with especially strong skills in:

  • Avionics navigation systems
  • Control systems
  • Global positioning systems
  • Systems integration
  • Wireless communications

This leadership and expertise is furthering the sector's development and growth.

Unmanned, 1st Edition

Aviation Publishers, publishers of the widely-respected and highly-acclaimed ground school aeronautical textbook, From the Ground Up, is pleased to announce the creation and release of a unique new title, Unmanned, 1st Edition, a textbook for unmanned aircraft systems (uas) studies. To learn more, read the Unmanned 1st Edition Press Release.

Alberta's UVS Advantage

This video highlights the successes of the UVS sector in Alberta and why UVS companies are successful in Alberta.

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Global UVS community

Alberta is an active participant in the global UVS development community. Domestically, Alberta is active in Unmanned Systems Canada, a not-for-profit association representing the interests of Canada’s UVS community. Internationally, the province participates in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the world's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems community.