Mike Whalley and Jake Jacobson of Babcock talk submarines, aerial firefighting and expansion in Canada
Dec20

Mike Whalley and Jake Jacobson of Babcock talk submarines, aerial firefighting and expansion in Canada

Since 2008, Babcock has been operating in Canada in working with committed experts to design, build, manage, operate and maintain assets vital to the delivery of critical public services. Globally, the company is a 35,000-strong organization, which helps customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors...

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HMCS Calgary returns from Operation PROJECTION in the Asia-Pacific region
Dec18

HMCS Calgary returns from Operation PROJECTION in the Asia-Pacific region

After travelling over 23,000 nautical miles and completing 90 days of operational patrols in the Asia-Pacific region, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Calgary, made a triumphant return to CFB Esquimalt today. Crew members from the Japanese Ship (JS) KIRISAM prepare to board JS KIRISAM’s helicopter on the flight deck of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) CALGARY during Operation PROJECTON...

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EP 94: The future of search and rescue is here
Nov23

EP 94: The future of search and rescue is here

In the show today, J. Richard Jones talks with Simon Olsen, Director of Business Development for Strategy and Partnerships at Sentient Vision. Hear about Simon’s perspective on the future of marine search and rescue for Canadians, the challenges officers are facing when it comes to water defence and marine SAR and new technologies to consider. He also shares his...

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ADM(Mat) Pat Finn confirmed as keynote speaker for Ship Tech Forum
Nov22

ADM(Mat) Pat Finn confirmed as keynote speaker for Ship Tech Forum

In 2010, Canada committed to supporting its marine industry by building vessels locally to equip the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard. Through this commitment, named the National Shipbuilding Strategy, Canada has put in place a long-term plan of investing billions of dollars in the industry to equip itself with much-needed vessels to serve Canadians and protect...

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Canada gives the green light for a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship
Nov02

Canada gives the green light for a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

Canada’s Minister of National Defence, Harjit S. Sajjan announced today that the Government of Canada is proceeding with the acquisition of a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS). “I am delighted to confirm today that the Royal Canadian Navy will receive a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, as outlined in our defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged,” said...

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BAE Systems’ Type 26 selected as preferred design for Canada’s future warships
Oct22

BAE Systems’ Type 26 selected as preferred design for Canada’s future warships

Canada’s Combat Ship Team, led by Lockheed Martin Canada, was selected last Friday as the preferred bidder to provide the design for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC). The Team’s proposal is based on BAE Systems’ Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) design, which is currently being constructed in the UK. Other members of the team...

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