Michael Simpson, Anglo-American-Canadian Naval Relations 1943-1945

The Royal Canadian Navy expanded from a regular force of 3,000 men in 1939 to the world’s third largest navy by 1945. It played a significant part in the Atlantic and contributed substantially in other theatres. This was a sizeable achievement for a vast country with a small population, many of whom had never seen the sea, and a very…

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Rohde & Schwarz Antennas for DND HF Broadband Program

Rohde & Schwarz has been awarded a standing offer contract by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) for the replacement of high frequency (HF) receivers at multiple sites across Canada. In the next five years, the Canadian DND will be receiving R&S M3SR Series4100 HF receivers by Rohde & Schwarz. The new receivers will be distributed at strategic assets…

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ABS AIP for VARD’s Next Generation OPV

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD Marine for its 115-meter next generation offshore patrol vessel (NGOPV) design. The VARD 7 115 NGOPV caters to a range of mission requirements, including air, surface, and sub-surface surveillance and engagement capabilities. The vessel arrangement offers a multi-mission bay and a set-down area for containerized mission payloads, with a configuration that…

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Royal Canadian Legion on Culture and conduct within the CAF

The Legion is calling for new oversight in the wake of concerning allegations of sexual misconduct within the CAF. We ask for culture change to help restore member confidence within the CAF when it comes to the reporting of wrongdoing and the subsequent handling of military sexual misconduct complaints. We request that the CAF review and upgrade its investigative and…

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