New ViDAR equipped aircraft launched for Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans protection

Published on: February 2021

19 February 2021: Canadian fishery officers require state-of-the-art aerial surveillance equipment to continue the important work they conduct protecting Canada’s marine resources, ensuring compliance with fisheries management measures and enforcing the Fisheries Act from coast to coast to coast.

Today, the first of Canada’s long-range maritime patrol aircraft—the Dash-8—becomes operational. The Dash-8 aircraft will allow our fishery officers to expand their range of operations, providing them with essential tools to combat illegal fishing and enhance Canada’s maritime security.

Read the full news release here

Photo credit: PAL Aerospace