Canadian Marines and Amphibious Ships

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Mistral-class Assault, Helicopter Carriers

By Roderick Steckhahn, 14 January 2022 A Mistral-class ship would assert the RCN’s capability to perform amphibious assaults, withdrawals, demonstrations and raids. This would allow it to further integrate into […]

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Canada’s Future Submarines

Canadian submarine interests are extremely relevant, and can be divided into three categories: the defence of Canada and North America; supporting Canadian expeditionary deployments; and supporting Canada’s interest in global […]

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The flexibility of amphibious logistical capacity

Dave Shirlaw, Editor and Publisher of SeaWaves Magazine, reports that NDCC Almirante Sabóia (pictured above) of the Brazilian navy left for Haiti on February 1st.  (Photo courtesy of SeaWaves.) This […]

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No more ‘honk’ in this ship?

The report of the arrival of France’s F.N. Tonnerre in Halifax should raise some issues for Canada. Tonnerre is a four-in-one vessel – helicopter carrier, hospital ship, command ship, and […]

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The new marine commando regiment

Amidst the hoopla surrounding the leaked Conservative Canada First Defence Strategy and the subsequent series of articles by David Pugliese, one overlooked item was the proposed creation of a 250 […]

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