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  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Irving Shipbuilding celebrated the start of production of Canada’s First Arctic Offshore Patrol ship (AOPS) at its Halifax Shipyard. Delivery of the first HMCS Harry DeWolf-class ship is expected in 2018. Production has begun on two units for the centre section of the first Arctic Offshore Patrol ship. The ship is the first of up to 21 […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Training & Education

    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, announced on March 24th that it has signed a contract valued at CA$64 million with Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) to provide eight radar surveillance systems for integration into the CP-140 Aurora fleet.   The CP-140 Aurora fleet is Canada’s Intelligence, Surveillance and […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Canadian defense science and technology organization has awarded Cellula Robotics a contract to continue the development of the Solus-LR long range unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV). The UUV will have a target range of 2000 km and is designed to stay submerged for multi-month missions. The contract was awarded by Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Canadian Department of Defense has awarded MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company, a CA$48.5 million contract to deliver a broad-area global maritime and Arctic surveillance solution, called Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2). The contract includes two years of in-service support to operate and maintain the delivered systems. The contract also […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded MAN Energy Solutions Canada a CAD 55 million contract to provide essential power generation and propulsion systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships. Propulsion and power generation components will include two MAN 12V32/44CR (Common Rail) propulsion engines equipped with environmental protection SCR technology, reduction gears, propulsion […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Canada’s Irving Shipbuilding is investing in marine innovation and commercialization in Nova Scotia and across Canada. The company announced on Thursday it is funding $4.52 million in the newly established Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), an ocean innovation centre to be located on the waterfront in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At COVE, ocean science research, start-ups, R&D-intensive […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    International ships, submarines and aircraft taking part in the Canadian-hosted anti-submarine warfare exercise Cutlass Fury were forced to depart Halifax Harbour to evade Hurricane Dorian. Ships sortied on September 6, shortly after arriving in Canada, while the hurricane hit the country’s east coast on Sunday. In addition to disrupting the ships’ harbor stay, Hurricane Dorian […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced the launch of Canada’s 2016 Arctic expedition to collect important scientific information to support Canada’s submission on the extended continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean on July 21. The 2016 survey is intended to be the final survey in the Arctic Ocean in support of Canada’s […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Canadian officials announced February 22 that a new expert advisor has been elected to assist on the $26.2 billion “Canadian Surface Combatant” shipbuilding programme under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). Through the NSPS, the Government is supporting the renewal of the Canada Coast Guard fleet, and ensuring that the Royal Canadian Navy is able to operate […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Honourable Jason Kenney, Canadian Minister of National Defence, was on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Calgary during exercise TRIDENT FURY on May 10th to witness Canadian military interaction in the Pacific Ocean with the United States Navy and Coast Guard. Minister Kenney boarded a Sea King Helicopter in Vancouver and landed on board […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    For the very first time since the 1845 Franklin Expedition shipwrecks were discovered, Canadian and Inuit representatives joined British officials on September 9 at the final resting place of the HMS Erebus in the Arctic. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, coordinated the delegation, which included […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Canada’s navy plans to spend about $120 million to upgrade 36 torpedoes, but they still won’t work in its four submarines without further re… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, April 8, 2011; Canada’s navy plans to spend about $120 million to upgrade 36 torpedoes, but they still won’t work in its four submarines without further […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Canadian government will help OSI Maritime Systems speed up the development of its electronic chart precise integrated navigation system for warships (ECPINS) through an investment of $1.8 million (approx. US$1.4). Navdeep Bains, Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, made the announcement today during a visit to OSI […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana has arrived in Canada to start her combat management system upgrades. The ship pulled into Canadian forces base Esquimalt on March 12 and will be modernized at Seaspan’s shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia. Te Mana is starting the upgrade after completing a five-month engagement in the Asia-Pacific […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Research & Development

    As Mission Erebus and Terror 2015 comes to a close, Parks Canada has released never-before seen photos taken during the expedition. The images showcase the archaeological work at the wreck of HMS Erebus and present, for the first time, a full view of the wreck without the help of radar imagery. The Parks Canada-led search […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding launched the Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, in a ceremony on September 15. At 103 meters and 6,615 tons, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf is the largest Royal Canadian Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years, according to the shipbuilder. The ship was […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian Navy’s future naval fleet auxiliary vessel M/V Asterix has joined Green Marine, a voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. By doing so, the Federal Fleet Services-operated oiler became the first naval oiler to join the certification program. “It’s the greenest naval ship ever built in Canada,” stated Spencer Fraser, Federal Fleet Services’ CEO. […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Canadian shipbuilder Chantier Davie on Thursday unveiled the Project Resolve auxiliary oiler replenishment ship ‘Asterix’. Asterix is the first large naval ship to be built in Canada in over 20 years, according to the shipbuilder. Project Resolve, as the undertaking was dubbed, consists of converting a containership, former MV Asterix which arrived in Lévis in October […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is to receive three icebreakers to support its operations during the upcoming icebreaking season. As explained, the ships would provide interim capability for the coast guard, while replacement vessels are being built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Specifically, Public Services and Procurement Canada has issued an Advanced Contract Award Notice […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha has been handed over to Lockheed Martin Canada and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards for combat management system upgrade. Following the ship’s arrival, the shipyard industrial refit phase of the ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project will now commence. As explained, this marks the first time that a foreign warship […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    As part of an effort to unlock the secrets of Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Erebus, and to learn more about the fate of the Franklin expedition, Parks Canada and Royal Canadian Navy divers will join together for Operation NUNALIVUT and conduct approximately 11 days of intense ice diving and underwater archaeology in April. The announcement […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Vessels

    Ultra Electronics is part of the winning Canadian Surface Combatant team.

  • 24 October 2011
    Industry news

    Irving Shipbuilding celebrated its successful selection to negotiate the right to build Canada’s future combat fleet under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). The company gathered late in the day to recognize its employees, community and government partners, and Canadians from coast to coast to coast for the outstanding support of Nova Scotia as a […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    HMZS Te Kaha arrived in Canada for modernization in March 2018.

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Canada has awarded Saab a contract to add optronic sensors to the Canadian Navy’s Ceros 200 fire control directors. The Ceros 200 is a radar and optronic fire control director for naval ships which equips all of Canada’s Halifax-class frigates along with a land-based test site. When interfaced with modern missile or gun systems […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Windsor arrived at its homeport in Halifax on August 9, returning from the NATO exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2016. The submarine spent little over 50 days underway during her deployment that was initially postponed in June. Windsor had to return to port after it suffered an engine supercharger breakdown on June 3. While the submarine […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha has arrived in Canada where she will undergo combat management system upgrades at Seaspan’s shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia.  The 25-day passage to British Columbia was marked by a brief port visit in Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor where Te Kaha and her crew represented New Zealand as part of the […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Equipment & technology

    OSI Maritime Systems Ltd. (OSI) signed a contract with Lockheed Martin Canada to build, deliver and support the installation of the Integrated Navigation and Bridge Systems (INBS) for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to be built at the Halifax Shipyard. This implementation phase contract is being awarded […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters with an integrated mission system to enhance the operational capability of the Peruvian Navy and its ability to meet the demands of modern maritime missions. The contract, facilitated by the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), the Government of Canada’s […]