Communications militaries count on

Calian’s expert team has over 40 years of experience in providing solutions to the space eco-system. From critical ground system infrastructure and software to teleport ground system services and satellite operations, Calian has the products and solutions to meet your defence needs.

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Delivering for defence

With deep experience in software-defined solutions and satcom products, we deliver connectivity solutions you can count on.

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Versatility and precision for any size or application.

Calian has a complete product line of antennas for any military application. We supply standard and custom antenna solutions for defence applications, including surveillance, jamming, radar and electronic warfare applications. We have in-service solutions from 4m to 14m apertures, operating in frequency bands from L to V band.

Advanced RF systems designed for defence applications.

Our scope includes requirement definition, design, assembly, site installation and commissioning. Calian supports our customers every step of the way.

We design and integrate complex RF systems for satellite communications (satcoms), earth observation, deep space communications and radio astronomy.

Maximize performance with innovative software solutions.

Whether it be monitor and control systems to improve uptime, resource management and orchestration systems to improve capacity, or gateway systems to provide the communications, Calian has the solutions you need for your ground segment.

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High-precision GNSS and Iridium antennas for air, land, maritime, space and autonomous applications.

We offer an extensive range of GNSS and Iridium antennas, supporting the position, navigation and timing requirements of any project anywhere in the world. Our high-fidelity antennas have applications for crewed or autonomous vehicles, and for individual platforms or fleet management.

Precision in orbit: in the right place at the right time, every time.  

Our experienced team has been a resident contractor at the Canadian Space Agency for more than 25 years. The Calian team provides real-time flight operations including contact planning, on-console real-time activities and maintenance of ground segment platforms. We maintain in-orbit situational awareness on the fleets we support and provide orbit corrections and collision avoidance  ensuring the precision and reliability your satellite missions demand.

Pioneering advanced spectrum monitoring and signal analysis solutions.

The Decimator D4 spectrum analyzer remotely monitors RF signals anywhere in the world with a standard web browser and internet connection.

The Decimator D4 is designed for users with advanced spectrum monitoring and signal analysis requirements. Decimator D4 remotely monitors RF communications and detects signal issues. 

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Social responsibility at Calian

Committed to social responsibility.

ESG—more than a buzzword.

Our vision builds on our mission, values, historical commitment to social responsibility and key competencies. It provides a framework and focus for our activities and corporate communications related to ESG (Environmental Social Governance).

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Your service inspires us.

Proudly welcoming  100+ veterans to our team every year

Their expertise enriches our solutions, and hiring military spouses is our heartfelt way of giving back to the defence community. We’re committed to being there for you, in and out of uniform.

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3,700+ family members connected with family doctors

Our partnership with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services ensures that military family members are connected with family doctors, hassle-free.

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Building a resilient defence community together.

$650,000+ in corporate giving

We are woven into the military community’s fabric, our support extending to renowned organizations and causes. We’re not just about business; we are about building a supportive and resilient defence community together.

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Engaging in research that matters.

Our contributions to significant research projects and our focus on environmental safety are unwavering. We’re front-runners in compliance with environmental laws and continually innovate to lessen our ecological footprint.

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Committed to exceeding expectations.

30+ Indigenous community engagements

With a published Indigenous engagement policy, Calian sets out the framework and guidelines for all Calian business activities while being wholly committed to meeting—even exceeding—the five per cent Indigenous participation requirement on all federal contracts.

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Global innovation for connected, safe & healthy lives

Explore Calian's four business units below.

Advanced Technologies

Stay innovative and future-ready with adaptive technological strategies.

IT & Cyber Solutions

Guard your digital assets with state-of-the-art security solutions.


Navigate healthcare with solutions that prioritize your community's well-being.


Empower your team to achieve with targeted training solutions.