HMCS Ville de Quebec in Barcelona

Google Translation By Antoni Casinos On August 6, 2018, the frigate of the Royal Navy of Canada HMCS Ville de Quebec with a numeral FFH-332 made its entrance to the port of Barcelona, ​​on a courtesy visit. Practically without the assistance of the tugboats, the Canadian frigate with a displacement of about 5,000 tons, made alone the entrance to the port and berthing operations to the Barcelona Wharf east facing, next to the World Trade Center building, place where It will remain until August 10. The frigate HMCS Ville de…

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69th Annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week Comes to a Close

Amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) and guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) departed the Port of Seattle Aug. 5, bringing the 69th annual Seafair Fleet Week officially to a close. The annual event, which began June 31, kicked off with a parade of U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy ships in Elliott Bay featuring Amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92), U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC-717), U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish (WPB-87358), Kingston-class coastal defence vessel…

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RCN Awards Contract to GeoSpectrum Technologies

August 7, 2018 – Dartmouth-Cove Harbour Darren Fisher MP announced that GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc. of Dartmouth has been awarded a $3,435,625-contract to provide replacement parts for hydrophone sonars currently being used on Victoria-class submarines. The company was recently granted the rights by Lockheed Martin to produce parts for hydrophones, which are underwater microphones designed to detect subaquatic sounds. This contract will support Royal Canadian Navy (RCN)’s ability to effectively detect threats to Canada’s coastal regions, while enhancing regional economic growth in Nova Scotia.

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