Canada will bolster its northern defenses for changing threat environment, starting with OTHR

By Vanessa Montalbano / May 14, 2024 at 5:10 PM
At least one of the four Over-The-Horizon Radar systems planned for Canadian soil will be in the country's southern region, Canada's Defence Minister Bill Blair said Monday. “The first investment will be in the south of Canada because there’s actually an appropriate place to locate over-the-horizon, both transmission and receiving facilities,” Blair told reporters during a Defense Writers Group lunch on Monday. Canada has already acquired the land for that facility plus two others, Bill Matthews, deputy minister for national...

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