Yearly Archives: 2022

65 posts

Another Critique of the NSS

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 27 July 2022 It’s been said before — and it’ll be said again — that the National Shipbuilding Strategy is not going well. There have been […]

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Can Ukraine win Putin’s war?

By David Dunlop, 19 July 2022 Here is an interesting read from The New Statesman U.K edition written by Lawrence Freedman. In it he describes both sides of the conflict […]

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CRCN invites you to design new coin

RCN Public Affairs, 18 July 2022. Good morning shipmates, I would like to take a moment of your time to invite digitally creative Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) sailors and their […]

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HMCS WIN to RIMPAC 2022

RCN ships depart for RIMPAC 2022

RCN Public Affairs, 12 July 2022 On June 14, 2022, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Vancouver and Winnipeg, and their CH-148 Cyclone helicopter air detachments, departed Esquimalt, B.C., to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) […]

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Taking Care of the Home Front

By Roger Cyr, OMM, CD, 12 July 2022 In 2021, Canada was plagued with major natural disasters. The COVID pandemic continued, and there was a deadly heat wave, the worst […]

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Good News for the NSS

By Les Mader, 6 July 2022 Given all of the bad news and negative comments linked to the National Shipbuilding Strategy, especially with respect to the Joint Support Ship and […]

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AN/SPY-7(V)3

By David Dunlop, 18 June 2022 The Canadian Surface Combatant SPY-7 Radar has earned official government of Canada designation. Lockheed Martin’s advanced SPY-7 radar received its Government of Canada official […]

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Recent Canadian Defence Procurement News

By Dan Middlemiss, 6 June 2022 Notwithstanding Ottawa’s stated intention to focus more on Canadian defence, delivery schedules for several major procurement programs have not been accelerated as a result […]

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Recent Chinese Naval Development

By Dan Middlemiss, 4 June 2022 Chinese technology is certain to be watched with interest by many navies, including Canada’s. One development of particular interest is that China recently launched […]

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Vice-Admiral Topshee’s Flag Hoist Signal

RCN Public Affairs, 01 June 2022 I am proud to assume command of the Royal Canadian Navy. In this era of diminished trust in senior leadership, I recognize that I […]

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Whatever happened to leadership?

By Roger Cyr, OMM, CD There are now culture officers appointed to ships when they deploy to sea, with the role of ensuring that senior members abide with the naval […]

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