Adding Third Strategic Partner under National Shipbuilding Strategy

December 19, 2019 – Today, the Government of Canada announced Chantier Davie has prequalified to become the third strategic partner under the Strategy. The NSS’s third yard will build six program icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. This shipyard has demonstrated it meets initial requirements related to experience, capability and capacity, as defined in the Invitation to Qualify issued on August 2, 2019. Chantier Davie will now move to the next stage in the selection process, the Request for Proposal and evaluation stage. This will include a third-party assessment of…

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Certification and Settlement Regarding the Canadian Armed Forces

November 25, 2019 – The Federal Court (which as concealed the name(s) of the judiciary involved) approved a settlement regarding class action lawsuits initiated by seven former members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) for current and former members of the Canadian Armed Forces as well as current and former employees of the Department of National Defence (DND) and Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, who experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation (“Sexual Misconduct“) in connection with their military…

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British and Canadian sailors shared their experience in logistics and navigation training

November 27, 2019 – Scientific and methodological training according to the program of international military cooperation within operation “ORBITAL” took place in the Ukrainian Navy Command. Classes were held in two groups. The first was to study logistics, and the second was to conduct practical navigation lessons directly on the navigation bridge of the frigate Hetman Sahaidachnyi. During the practical training, the senior assistant commander of the frigate briefed on how the navigation service on the ship is organized and how to model combat situations during the training of the…

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic

November 14, 2019 – On May 3rd, 2020 services and branches across Canada and internationally will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of action in the Battle of the Atlantic. This significant milestone provides Canadians and the world an opportunity to commemorate our navy’s proud past while celebrating its bright future. Canada’s proud naval and maritime history could not be better represented than by Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) successes in the Battle of the Atlantic. For this reason, the annual celebration of naval and maritime service takes its name.…

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RCN launches Digital Navy initiative

November 14, 2019 – In April of this year, the RCN began working on a Digital Navy initiative aimed at better positioning our Navy to leverage the rapidly evolving digital technologies that are disrupting the public and private sectors. The Digital Navy initiative seeks to empower all members of the naval team with the digital tools and capabilities that will be needed to ensure the RCN remains a relevant and capable naval force in the years ahead. It is broad in scope, covering all areas of the naval enterprise, and…

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Triumph Expands Partnership With Triman To Enhance Aftermarket Offerings To Naval Defense Market

October 21, 2019 – Triumph Group, Inc. announced today that its Integrated Systems Mechanical Solutions business will expand its distribution agreement with Triman Industries to include the remote mechanical valve actuation (RMVA) product line for all North American naval platforms. The expanded offering will enable the U.S. Navy and Royal Canadian Navy to access Triumph original parts for their aftermarket needs, as well as manage product supply to shipbuilders contracted by the respective Navy entities with RMVAs for new ship builds. According to the new agreement, Triman will provide RMVA…

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Onboard HMC Submarine Onondaga

Story by Nick Unknown Submariner For weeks they go without seeing the light of day or taking a breath of fresh air. Sometimes they don’t shower for a month. The taste of fresh bread, milk and vegetables is a luxury. And their clothes always smell of diesel. They are the men who man Canada’s three submarines. “Submariners have a tremendous esprit de corps” says Commander Ray Hunt, 44, the man in charge of our submarine fleet. “But they have to. It takes an unusual man who doesn’t mind having a…

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U-210 Sunk By HMCS Assiniboine 7-6-42

SERIAL NO. 4 U-210 SUNK BY H.M.C.S. ASSINIBOINE 7-6-42 POST MORTEMS ON ENEMY SUBMARINES DIVISION OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE NAVY DEPARTMENT OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS WASHINGTON SERIAL No. 4 FINAL REPORT ON THE INTERROGATION OF SURVIVORS FROM U-210 SUNK BY H. M. C. S. ASSINIBOINE AUGUST 6, 1942 UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE WASHINGTON : 1942 OP-16-F-10(20) L11-1/EF74 CONFIDENTIAL Declassified Serial No. 0248116 O. N. I. 250 SERIES NAVY DEPARTMENT, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, October 25, 1942. 1. The O. N. I. 250 Series –…

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