Is the CSC Program Dead?

July 16, 2019 – With the election style press release today from Public Services and Procurement Canada reveals something that does not bode well for the Canadian Surface Combatant program. “The government is investing more than $7.5 billion in the Royal Canadian Navy’s 12 Halifax-class frigates to provide necessary ongoing maintenance until they are retired in the early 2040s.” Yes, you read it correctly, 50 or more years for however many of the current frigate fleet can survive budget cuts or rust out. Obviously this boilerplate statement is a lie:…

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