Sea

Thales Canada opens new office in Halifax to bolster AJISS

Thales Canada opens new office in Halifax to bolster AJISS

on 2:43 pm in Featured Slider, In Service Support, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

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....

read more

Implied Trust, Presumed Secure and Other Dangers of Supply Chain

Implied Trust, Presumed Secure and Other Dangers of Supply Chain

on 4:39 pm in Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Naval, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

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...

read more

Cost Savings and Availability Improvement with GE’s Gas Turbine

Cost Savings and Availability Improvement with GE’s Gas Turbine

on 12:05 pm in Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Recent Posts, Sponsored, Technology | 0 comments

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...

read more

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

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

on 4:05 pm in Coast Guard, Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

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...

read more

Navantia-Saab Team submits bid for CSC

Navantia-Saab Team submits bid for CSC

on 10:54 am in Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Procurement, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The Navantia-Saab Team recently announced the submission of its bid to Irving Shipbuilding for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Program. The team is looking forward to working with Irving Shipbuilding, the Canadian Government and the Royal Canadian Navy “to provide a state of the art, proven operational warship,” a press release from Navantia states. A similar version of the...

read more

Game Changer: Nigel Greenwood, CEO/Principal Consultant, Greenwood Maritime Solutions Ltd.

Game Changer: Nigel Greenwood, CEO/Principal Consultant, Greenwood Maritime Solutions Ltd.

on 4:09 pm in Featured Slider, Game Changers, Leadership, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

With over 40 years in the security and defence industry, Nigel Greenwood began his journey in this field by attending the Royal Roads Military College. Here he pursued a degree in Physics and Physical Oceanography and then started his career as a sea-going officer moving all the way up to the rank of Rear-Admiral. “At mid-career, momentarily despondent at...

read more

EP 92: Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems talks about the significant benefits of the Type 26

EP 92: Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems talks about the significant benefits of the Type 26

on 2:55 pm in Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems, Managing Director for SEA 5000 Bid. Nigel led BAE Systems’ successful bid for Australia’s SEA 5000 Hunter-class frigate program. Hear more about BAE’s Type 26 for its Hunter-class frigate and the connection to the Canadian Surface Combatant program. Show Notes Hear more about the Type 26 that...

read more

HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

on 11:39 am in Air, Featured Slider, Naval, Recent Posts, Training | 0 comments

On July 18, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec left Halifax, Nova Scotia in making its way to the Mediterranean Sea to aid in Operation REASSURANCE. This mission is part of Canada’s support of NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe, which Canada has participated in since 2014. The Halifax-class frigate with a crew...

read more

BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia

BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia

on 2:31 pm in Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The Australian government has selected BAE Systems as “the preferred tenderer” for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates to the Royal Australian Navy. The construction of the Global Combat Ship – Australia is expected to create and sustain 5,000 highly skilled jobs in Australia. The contract will also aid in the development of country’s naval shipbuilding...

read more

PwC Report: Lockheed Martin contributed $3.8B in GDP to Canada in the last decade

PwC Report: Lockheed Martin contributed $3.8B in GDP to Canada in the last decade

on 12:16 pm in Air, Featured Slider, Naval, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

A new study conducted by Pricewaterhouse-Coopers (PwC) LLP, spanning ten years from 2008 to 2017, found that Lockheed Martin created billions of dollars in economic impact to Canada. The report, Lockheed Martin Study of Economic Impact in Canada, reveals that “Lockheed Martin Canada’s operating activities, as well as purchases made by Lockheed Martin Corporation, have generated and facilitated substantial...

read more
Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On LinkedinVisit Us On Youtube