Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

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Participaction, Sweden and the CAF?

By Moderator, 12 September 2022 Canadians of a certain age will remember tv commercials for Participaction, a government program formed to encourage Canadians to exercise more. The commercials involved an […]

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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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Third AOPS Hits the Water

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 25 October 2021 On 23 October 2021, the third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) – the future HMCS Max Bernays – was launched into the […]

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Operation NANOOK 2021

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 5 August 2021 On 3 August, two US Coast Guard ships, plus HMCS Goose Bay and HMCS Harry DeWolf set sail from Halifax. From 3 August to 12 […]

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Take a Virtual Tour of HMCS Harry DeWolf!

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 1 July 2021 The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship was commissioned into the navy last week. And hopefully the second one will come soon. Here is […]

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HMCS Harry DeWolf is Commissioned into Fleet

David Dunlop, 28 June 2021 HMCS Harry DeWolf was commissioned into the RCN Fleet 26 June 2021, the first ship to be commissioned for many years. After extensive tests, trials […]

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RIMPAC 2020

The Navy is NOT in Crisis

Retired RCN, 06 December 2020. A reply to the post “Canada’s Navy in Deep Crisis – 2021” I think the RCN is NOT in crisis. The RCN certainly has a […]

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SSE 2017

Canada’s Navy in Deep Crisis – 2021

David Dunlop, 02 December 2020. According to Leadmark 2050, “To meet defence and security challenges in the coming decades, Canada’s maritime forces will need to become better equipped for Maritime […]

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RCN in arctic

The Arctic and Canada

Canadians often define themselves as northern people, and think of the North as an integral part of the country. That attitude may be summed up, for example, by the famous […]

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HMCS Harry DeWolf

The Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships

At the end of July 2020, the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) – HMCS Harry DeWolf – was handed over to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). This was […]

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