Canadian Submarines

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The Demise of the Canadian Surface Fleet

By Jeff G. Gilmour, 27 April 2024 In 2010, with great fanfare, the federal government in Canada announced the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) that was intended to strengthen this country’s […]

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Talking About Submarines

By David Dunlop, 7 July 2023 On 15 June, the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) hosted one-day hybrid conference “Canadian ASW in the Future Strategic Environment.” There are several articles […]

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A Secure and Sovereign Arctic

By Blair Shaw, 2 May 2023 The House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence issued a report in April entitled “A Secure and Sovereign Arctic.” The report gives an […]

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New Submarines for Canada?

By Dan Middlemiss, 9 April 2023 David Pugliese has revealed that the RCN is pushing for up to 12 new submarines for the Canadian Navy at an estimated cost of […]

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Canadian Submarines

Did you know that Canada got its first submarines more than 100 years ago, during the First World War – and the first submarines were purchased by the province of […]

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Canadian Submarines

It seems that new submarines won’t be part of the future mix for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), at least in the foreseeable future. The government has quickly rejected a […]

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The Case for Canadian Submarines

David Dunlop, 1 October 2018. The characteristics of modern 21st century submarines are: endurance, stealth, freedom of movement and versatility. The best sensor weapon that gives others pause is, without […]

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Time to think about submarines?

28 September 2018. There have been many discussions about the missing element in the National Shipbuilding Strategy – i.e., submarines. In the not so distant future, Canada will have to […]

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