Latouche-Tréville Trains with SNMG1

February 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 19, 2021, the anti-submarine frigate (FASM) Latouche-Tréville concluded its integration into the Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG-1), one of NATO’s permanent multinational naval forces in the North Sea. The Latouche-Tréville thus represented France during exercises in the Norwegian fjords alongside Norwegian, Dutch and German submarines and Canadian, German, Norwegian and Danish ships.…

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GSTS Expands Maritime AI Application Suite

February 23, 2021 – Global Spatial Technology Solutions, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Maritime Analytics company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract under the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program to demonstrate an AI-based predictive maintenance capability to optimize maintenance resources and increase the operational availability of defense assets such as ships or submarines. This…

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Ultra awarded Subcontract for CSC Hull-Mounted Sonar

February 18, 2021 – Ultra is delighted to announce a contract award to commence work on the S2150-C Hull-Mounted Sonar (HMS) system for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program. This award comes soon after Ultra’s recent award of a contract to provide the CSC Variable Depth Sonar (VDS). These subcontracts move the development of CSC’s anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability from…

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Keel Laid for Future HMCS William Hall

February 18, 2021 – Today at Halifax Shipyard, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. officially laid the keel for the future HMCS William Hall, Hull Number 433 and Canada’s fourth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS). The keel laying ceremony is a centuries old tradition that marks the formal start of a ship’s construction. Today’s ceremony included the tradition of the welding of…

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COVE Stella Maris: Strengthening Atlantic Canada’s blue economy

February 11, 2021 – In Atlantic Canada, the ocean not only creates good jobs, but is an important part of the region’s culture and identity. That is why the Government of Canada is helping the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) provide high quality marine infrastructure and a collaborative space for ocean businesses to start, grow and prosper. Dartmouth-Cole…

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HMCS Max Bernays: First Mega Blocks Unite

The first two mega-blocks for the future HMCS Max Bernays were safely and successfully transferred from the Halifax Shipyard Assembly Hall to land level dockside in preparation for final assembly and launch later this year as part of Canada’s combat ship package under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. Halifax Shipyard is the most modern and largest indoor shipbuilding facility in North…

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Irving Shipbuilding Announces New President

February 5, 2021 – Irving Shipbuilding today announced the appointment of a new President and the retirement of Kevin McCoy who will return to his family in Maine in April 2021. “Kevin McCoy has been President of Irving Shipbuilding since August 2013 and has done a great job building the organization from the early days of the National Shipbuilding Strategy,…

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