NSS

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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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CSC Preliminary Design Review

By David Dunlop, 25 October 2022 There is a report in Breaking Defence from Lockheed Martin with regard to the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the Canadian Surface Combatants. In […]

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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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