Book Review: Stranded: Alaska’s Worst Maritime Disaster Nearly Happened Twice

Stranded: Alaska’s Worst Maritime Disaster Nearly Happened Twice by Aaron Saunders Dundurn Press October 2015 Status: Available $19.99 144 pp ISBN 978-1-45973-154-7 8.5 x 8.5 in A very thorough and well-written account of the grounding of the 1918 Canadian Pacific’s SS Princess Sophia on Vanderbilt Reef in the Lynn Canal in Alaska waters and almost disaster with Princess Cruise’s Star Princess in 1994. Princess Sophia spend 40 hours hard aground on Vanderbilt Reef before tragically taking all passengers and crew to their death when the ship foundered. 76 years later,…

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JSK Collaborates with Kraken to Deliver Innovative Underwater Sonar Solution

October 2, 2019 – JSK has announced a collaboration with marine technology company Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., a world leading marine technology company dedicated to the production and sale of software-centric sensors and underwater robotic systems, to develop an enhanced autonomous underwater sonar solution. The two companies will combine expertise in open mission systems and unmanned underwater systems to develop the solution. Utilising an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from Kraken will give JSK’s advanced sonar technology KraitArray increased scalability and adaptability, providing an innovative capability suitable for the Canadian Navy,…

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Supporting the CF: What It Means To Us – General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada

September 27, 2019 – For more than 70 years, we have been a trusted partner to Canada’s Department of National Defence. We are extremely proud of this long standing relationship and the work our employees do every single day to design and develop cutting-edge solutions that allow the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces to make more informed decisions when it matters the most. In recognition of Canada Day, we asked our employees to share what it means to them. Here is what they had to say:

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