What’s Canada Buying? January 3, 2013
- “A Dartmouth underwater sound research firm has landed an $862,500 contract to develop sonar software for the Canadian military. Akoostix Inc. will provide Defence Research and Development Canada Atlantic with a suite of acoustic analysis tools, software development, data analysis and sea-trial support. “It amounts to almost a year’s work for the company,” company president Joe Hood said in an interview from the Burnside Park office Wednesday. “We do standing offers for defence research, which basically allows them to call us up for work like software development, supporting research trials, performing data analysis or developing new techniques.” The standing offer from the Defence Department comes on the heels of a string of large contracts, including a $455,400 contract two months ago and a $920,000 contract in November 2011. Akoostix is part of Nova Scotia’s growing ocean-technology sector ….” – more from the MERX posting here, and other contracts the company’s won over the past few years here.
- “…. The objective of this contract is to provide support to a two year agility project to develop a capability to use vWorlds at DRDC Atlantic (Halifax, NS) and DRDC Toronto and to demonstrate the application of vWorld technologies to naval projects …. A maximum budget of $100,000.00 plus applicable taxes has been set aside for this project ….”
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3 January 13 at 12:15
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