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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Babcock receives extension to Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC)

Babcock, the global engineering services company, has secured a $384m (CAD) three year extension to its existing strategic submarine support contract from the Canadian Department of National Defense for its fleet of four Victoria Class submarines. The original VISSC contract has been further extended to June 2021 and will see a team of more than 400 highly experienced Babcock engineers, project managers and specialist support staff continue to support all four submarines in refit and in service. VISSC is the largest naval in service support contract in Canada and includes…

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