About the Project
Safekeeping assets in the Arctic
In the fall of 2022, Barnacle Systems was awarded a contract for the development of a solution that remotely monitors fixed assets in the Arctic for the Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF).
In Canada’s North, many remotely-operated military assets are exposed to extreme weather conditions and susceptible to interference or physical disruption. Ensuring the continuity of operations means implementing measures for physical protection, monitoring for potential power disruptions, and providing alerts for any tampering with the assets.
Given that these ground-based assets are only accessible by snowmobile, horseback, or quad, the proposed solutions would allow the CAF to expand and enhance its reach in Canada’s North to support operations and exercises – something that can only be done when the assets are secured and optimized for use in the Arctic environment.
More information about IDEaS and this project can be found here.