Canadian Shipbuilding

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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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JSS Sea to Shore Connector

Sea to Shore Connector for JSS

RCN Public Affairs, 26 April 2022 On April 8, 2022 the first of four Sea to Shore Connector systems completed final sea trials after being delivered to the Royal Canadian […]

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CSC-Future Fighter Intersections

Procrustes, 10 March 2021 There is a potentially intriguing policy-making dynamic developing between the CSC and the Future Fighter (FF) projects. First, the FF will cost less than the CSC […]

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Irving Shipbuilding Announces New President

Dan Middlemiss, 12 February 2021 On February 5, 2021 Irving Shipbuilding announced the appointment of a new President, Kevin Mooney, and the retirement of Kevin McCoy.[1] Mr. McCoy had enormous […]

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Out of Date

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 11 January 2021. I have been trying to find out what is happening with the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). As a multi-billion dollar government program, you would […]

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CSC Life-Cycle Costs Under Scrutiny

Dan Middlemiss, 25 December 2020. Murray Brewster reported on 23 December that an independent analysis reveals that the total life-cycle costs of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) have risen to […]

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Support Ships for the RCN

The recent Parliamentary Budget Office report on the Joint Support Ships (JSS) made it clear that the build will cost significant money, and noted the huge difference in cost (and […]

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