KWESST conducts invitation-only live fire demo of TASCS Sniper and Indirect Fire Module - KWESST

January 16, 2018

KWESST today announced a live fire demonstration of its Tactical Awareness and Situation Control System (TASCS) Sniper and Indirect Fire Module (IFM) variants to invited guests from the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Public Service and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and selected members of industry. 

KWESST CEO Jeff MacLeod commented that “This is the first opportunity KWESST has had to officially introduce it TASCS Sniper and IFM systems in a live fire situation.  As a Canadian company, we feel strongly that the home market is key to our success”.  Invited members were able to experience the ability to handoff and engage targets with the TASCS Sniper system and to fire a 40mm LV grenade launcher equipped with the TASCS IFM system to engage unseen targets at up to 300 meters.  

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KWESST deveops and commercializes high-value ultra-miniaturized technology applications that make a critical difference to the safety and operational effectiveness of personnel in the defence and security community. The company’s current portfolio of unique proprietary offerings include: its signature TASCS™ (Tactical and Situational Control System) for real-time awareness and targeting information from any source (including drones) streamed directly to users’ smart devices and weapons; the autonomous Grey Ghost™ kinetic impact missile system that defends against small hostile drones including swarms; a Ground Laser Defence system to counter the emerging threat of weaponized lasers against personnel; and, the Phantom Tactical Electronic Decoy to mask the electromagnetic signature of friendly forces with decoy “phantom” signatures at false locations to deceive and confuse adversaries. All systems can operate stand-alone or integrate seamlessly with OEM products and battlefield management systems including Frontline, Edge, Killswitch and ATAK (Android Tactical Assault Kit) among others. KWESST also has developmental “smart ordnance” projects including its “Shot Counter” system, which records the number and type of rounds fired, for optimized firearms maintenance and performance. The Company is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with representative offices in Washington, DC, London, UK and Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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