National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS)

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The NSS: Good, Bad, and ?

By Dan Middlemiss, 1 March 2023 The latest issue of the Canadian Defence Review (Vol. 29, No. 1 (2023)) has four articles with a bearing on current Canadian maritime procurement […]

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Future HMCS William Hall is Launched

By Les Mader, 5 December 2022 The future HMCS William Hall was launched (technically floated-out) on 27 Nov 22. For those who are keeping score, this means that the NSS has now […]

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CSC Costs Increase (More)

By David Dunlop, 9 November 2022 The Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Yves Giroux has stated that costs for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program have increased (again). The PBO recently […]

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Another Critique of the NSS

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 27 July 2022 It’s been said before — and it’ll be said again — that the National Shipbuilding Strategy is not going well. There have been […]

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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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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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Warship Procurement: Actors and Stages

By Moderator, 13 April 2022 The Naval Association of Canada has produced another good Briefing Note. This one is entitled “Actors and Stages of Warship Procurement” (BN#45). It takes a […]

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CSC – ‘No Other Option’?

By Dan Middlemiss, 5 April 2022 In December 2021, defence analyst Richard Shimooka published a very intriguing study of the ongoing Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) procurement process.1 This publication has […]

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Off-the-Shelf? Not so fast

By CNR Webmaster, 21 March 2022 Last week, CNR’s photo editor and board member Timothy Choi co-wrote a short article with University of PEI professor Jeffrey F. Collins for the […]

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