Rising Tide Lifts all Boats: Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy to Yield Economic Benefits Across the Country

As part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy to replace the current fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard, the federal government contracted Nova Scotia’s Halifax Shipyard to build six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). The shipbuilding activity and the modernization of the Halifax Shipyard Facility are expected boost economic activity in Canada by $3.42 billion between 2013 and 2022. An average of 4,230 jobs per year will be supported by the shipbuilding activity during the core AOPS build phase of 2016-20, according to a new…

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Construction launched on third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship built by Irving Shipbuilding

During a ceremony today in Dartmouth, start of construction on the third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Max Bernays. Today’s announcement represents an important milestone for Irving Shipbuilding Inc., the Government of Canada, and the National Shipbuilding Strategy, which will deliver both large and small ships, as well as ship repair, refit and maintenance.

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Scanter 6002 Selected for AOPS

In a state-of-the art manufacturing space located in an industrial park outside of Toronto, Nanowave Technologies’ team of over 200 engineers, scientists and technicians are currently working on innovative solutions for some of the world’s top defence and aerospace platforms and companies. Nanowave was founded in 1992 on a mission to provide high reliability, cutting-edge radio frequency solutions from a broad technology platform. Today, global corporations turn to Nanowave as a world-class designer and manufacturer of advanced microwave, millimeter-wave components and sub-systems. One of those companies is Terma, Denmark’s largest…

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