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Design unveiled for the future Canadian Surface Combatants

– On February 8, the Government of Canada unveiled the selected design and design team for the Canadian Surface Combatants. This marks another important step towards the construction of Canada’s future warships.

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Halifax-class frigates to get radar upgrade

– The contract, awarded to Saab Microwave Canada, supports naval operators by providing them with modern and efficient equipment so they can continue to defend Canada’s coasts and protect our ships and our sailors, while helping to bolster our Navy across its fleets.

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New Interceptors for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Naval Tactical Operations Group

– New lightweight high-performance boats for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Naval Tactical Operations Group (NTOG) are on their way!

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New organization prepares RCN for future ships

– By Darlene Blakeley A new organization, designed to better support the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) as it receives the ships it needs for the future, plans to introduce them into service smoothly and with a view to driving naval innovation. Director General Future Ship Capability (DGFSC), headed by Rear-Admiral Casper Donovan, will help ensure the …

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Navy adds MV Asterix to fleet

– Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship Motor Vessel (MV) Asterix formally joined Canadian Fleet Atlantic during a ceremony at HMC Dockyard in Halifax on March 6.

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RCN warships set for weapons system upgrade

– The defence contract is being awarded to Raytheon Canada Limited and will focus on the improvement of radar systems for the Close-In Weapons Systems.

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New Route Survey System delivers clearer look at the ocean floor

– Shallow water sonar systems, which will improve the detection of ocean floor features, are now operational on Canada’s West and East Coasts.

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First piece of steel cut for the future HMCS Max Bernays

– These vessels will provide armed, sea-borne surveillance of Canadian waters, including in the Arctic.

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RCN on track to acquire Unmanned Aircraft Systems

– Over the last decade, the Royal Canadian Navy has maintained its course in investigating and developing a robust Unmanned Aircraft System programme.

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Final mega-block rollout for the future HMCS Harry DeWolf

– With construction moving towards its final steps, the ship is expected to launch in Summer 2018.

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