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Take a Virtual Tour of HMCS Harry DeWolf!

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 1 July 2021 The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship was commissioned into the navy last week. And hopefully the second one will come soon. Here is […]


HMCS Harry DeWolf is Commissioned into Fleet

David Dunlop, 28 June 2021 HMCS Harry DeWolf was commissioned into the RCN Fleet 26 June 2021, the first ship to be commissioned for many years. After extensive tests, trials […]


CSC: New Testing Facility

David Dunlop, 17 June 2021 There was an announcement last week that the Department of National Defence is planning to build a Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Frigate Testing Centre. It […]


CSC: Capabilities to date

David Dunlop, 25 May 2021 Hi folks. Now that some of the confirmed capabilities and systems have been disclosed thus far on the CSC Type 26 Frigates, it may be […]


New Icebreakers

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 6 May 2021 Once upon a time (i.e., 2011), the Harper government included the construction of one heavy icebreaker into the work schedule of what was then […]


ADM(Mat): “No plans to change” CSC course

David Dunlop, 5 April 2021 Canada’s top government military procurement official is weighing in on last month’s PBO watchdog report on the rising costs of the CSC Frigate program and […]

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CSC Personnel and Training

David Dunlop, 30 March 2021 Here is a feature article just published in the Maritime Engineering Journal (No 96, Spring 2021 issue, pages 15-18) on the CSC Project discussing the Personnel […]

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The CSC within the NSS

Mikaël Perron, 30 March 2021 The National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) aims at recapitalizing the fleets of the Coast Guard and Navy but also to rebuild and sustain our shipbuilding industry. […]