Submarines

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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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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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AUKUS Awkward?

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 21 March 2023 The announcement of the Australia-United Kingdom-United States (AUKUS) agreement in September 2021 caught a lot of people by surprise. It was a surprise […]

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Royal Navy Submarine Fire

By Moderator, 8 November 2022 On 7 November the British Ministry of Defence confirmed that HMS Victorious, a nuclear-armed submarine was forced to abandon an operation after a fire broke […]

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Changes to Australia’s Submarine Plans

By David Dunlop, 16 September 2021 Australia has now done an about-face and scrapped the 12 boat French DCNS Barracuda Block 1A submarine deal. The French/Naval Group naturally are livid […]

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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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Submarine Races in Asia

6 November 2018. The news out of Asia is always interesting. But from a naval perspective, it’s particularly interesting. There are multiple states spending huge sums to update their navies, […]

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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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