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An Extension for MV Asterix

By David Dunlop, 27 August 2022 Because of delays of the Protecteur-class Joint Support Ship (JSS) project, the Canadian government is forking over another $187 million for the ‘rental’ of […]

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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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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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Unprepared

By Dan Middlemiss, 7 March 2022 From the pervasive silence in this Forum about the Russian attack on the people and state of Ukraine, I wonder how many, like myself, […]

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New CSC Graphic

Ted Barnes, 5 March 2022 The government and RCN just released a new CSC graphic confirming 24 VLS vice 32 originally planned and the addition of the new mast accommodating […]

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Bridging the [CSC] Gap

Mikaël Perron, 27 December 2021 Our conversation here in Broadsides about the flaws of the CSC program took us very far on some interesting Ideas. It led to David Dunlop […]

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