Maerospace acquires rights to long range radar system

Maerospace Corporation’s Terry Manion, left, and Eric Meger, right, at the signing of a global license agreement with Raytheon Canada Limited.

It was announced from Waterloo, Ontario, on 1 August that Maerospace Corporation, a global supplier of real-time, predictive analytics to the maritime market, had signed a global license agreement with Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL) to support the Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), the Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces’ science and technology organization.

Maerospace will assume responsibility for the maintenance, design, engineering, manufacturing and international promotion, sales and deployment of the third generation High Frequency Surface Wave Radar (HFSWR) systems. This Canadian system is one of the few operationally deployed HFSWR land-based radars capable of 200-mile, persistent coverage of a country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).