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

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

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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

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

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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

EP 94: The future of search and rescue is here

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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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Thales Canada opens new office in Halifax to bolster AJISS

Thales Canada opens new office in Halifax to bolster AJISS

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Thales continues its expansion in Canada by opening its eighth location on September 10, 2018. The company’s new office is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and will house up to 20 new employees by the end of this year. These staff members will serve the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the Canadian Coast Guard and the company’s maritime partners and suppliers....

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Implied Trust, Presumed Secure and Other Dangers of Supply Chain

Implied Trust, Presumed Secure and Other Dangers of Supply Chain

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The US Navy’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) bills itself as a “full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines and autonomous underwater systems”. Clearly, its assets would be attractive to malicious actors and rock-solid security processes, especially in the supply chain would be assured without exception. Not so, as recently revealed when a...

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Cost Savings and Availability Improvement with GE’s Gas Turbine

Cost Savings and Availability Improvement with GE’s Gas Turbine

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A reliable gas turbine is what gives a ship its striking power, and without a working prime mover, a naval vessel is dead in the water. Therefore, a gas turbine that can be repaired in-situ and quickly returned to service is of tremendous value to a navy. GE’s LM2500 is the backbone for battleships for 33 navies worldwide, providing...

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Canada awards a $610M contract to Chantier Davie for three icebreakers

Canada awards a $610M contract to Chantier Davie for three icebreakers

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The Government of Canada has awarded a contract to Chantier Davie, of Lévis, Quebec for the acquisition of three icebreakers and work to prepare the first ship for service in the Canadian Coast Guard. On behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard, Public Services and Procurement Canada has awarded a $610-million contract to the shipbuilding company. Additional costs will be...

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