About CDL Systems

About Us

Lockheed Martin CDL Systems specializes in the development and licensing of vehicle control station software for uncrewed systems.

Lockheed Martin CDL Systems has developed an open, standards-based, and commercial off-the-shelf software product that has been integrated into numerous uncrewed vehicle platforms.  The company’s products are designed on low-cost, interoperable, and open architecture systems to support government and civil applications around the world, with more than one million hours of operational use.  

Lockheed Martin CDL Systems was founded in 1992 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with offices in Calgary. Lockheed Martin acquired substantially all of the assets of CDL Systems Ltd. in 2012.

Software Development Process

Lockheed Martin CDL Systems’ software development process mirrors the innovative products we make. Our team brings the full package of technical expertise and a collaborative approach by communicating with our customers and users from development to integration. Our philosophy focuses on addressing our customers’ diverse challenges with flexible, tailored solutions, rather than implementing a one-size-fits-all package.

We implement agile methods by effectively managing – and embracing – evolving requirements. As our customers’ software needs change, we deliver valuable products by providing frequent updates as often as every week. We believe in building simple, intuitive software – so our customers can focus on their missions instead of navigating their software.

Because we engage with our customers and users to understand their diverse needs, we are able to easily integrate vehicles with our software. Our software is STANAG-4586 compliant, which increases common control capabilities. The software is able to reconfigure to support multiple vehicles from a single control station. Not only is our software built to this protocol, but Lockheed Martin CDL Systems also made significant contributions to shaping its development.

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Lockheed Martin Canada CDL Systems
a division of Lockheed Martin Canada Inc.

Harvest Hills Office Park,  Building 5000. Suite 5301
333 - 96 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB T3K 0S3
Phone: 403.289.1733
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