boom and bust cycle

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Fleet Replacement Strategies – Searching for Best Value for Money (II)

Certain Canadian politicians and labour leaders have been making a fuss recently over the idea that Canada might build a new class of warships to a British design – as though that was a bad thing. As pointed out by Peter Haydon in his recent Broadsides Forum, this practice of […]

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Fleet Replacement Strategies – Searching for Best Value for Money (I)

Peter Haydon noted the “Boom and Bust” characteristic of Canadian naval shipbuilding and the consequence to Canadian ship design capability. Could another replacement strategy be better?  In an earlier post Peter noted that he had given a paper over 15 years ago to the 1993 annual meeting of Society of […]

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