Canadian Surface Combatant

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The Aging Halifax-class Frigates

By David Dunlop, 3 January 2022 Here is an article reported by the Canadian Press (CP). In an interview with CP on 29 December 2021, the Commander of the RCN, […]

Arleigh Burke class destroyer fires a directed energy HELIOS weapon

High Energy Lasers

David Dunlop, 13 January 2021. The USN will deploy its first High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) integrated on an operational Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer […]

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Naming the New Frigates

13 July 2018. David Dunlop. Don’t know if the Type 26 Frigate will win the bidding process after the ‘curing’ process on July 21, but if the LM/BAE Type 26 […]

AU ship design option

Australia’s Frigate Design Decision

Canada is currently going through the difficult process of deciding which of the bids for the Canadian Surface Combatant to accept. Canada is looking at three design proposals – Spain/Navantia […]

CSC cost post

Parliamentary Budget Report on CSC

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) released a report on 1 June 2017 called “The Cost of Canada’s Surface Combatants.” The PBO report reviews the costs of the Canadian Surface Combatant […]