Mrs Julie Gascon

Assistant Commissioner Central and Arctic Region
Canadian Coast Guard


9:50 AM A MULTIPLATFORM APPROACH TO ARCTIC-BASED COAST GUARD OPERATIONS

  • Integrating multiple platforms to enhance Arctic coverage. Using helicopters and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to supplement the reach of icebreaking vessels
  • Improving the Coast Guard’s ability to deliver situational awareness & safety by both on-site & remote measures
  • Responding to emergencies in Arctic waters. Minimizing response times, enhancing interoperability, and demonstrating the value of planning exercises in delivering an efficient SAR function