OSI of Burnaby to Provide IBMS for German Navy F126 Program

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) of Burnaby has been selected by Damen Naval to provide a comprehensive navigation suite to the Federal German Navy’s F126 program. The contract includes Integrated Bridge Management Systems (IBMS) for the frigates and land-based test and training sites (Landanlage), all powered by ECPINS. ECPINS forms the heart of OSI’s IMO type-approved Integrated Navigation System – MSC…

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Elbit Systems’ TRAPS Trialed on Operation Nanook

Elbit Systems’ TRAPS showcase will include its innovative JackFish Projector, winch drum, receive array and tow cable, in a 20’ ISO container, to be exhibited at the outdoor area. TRAPS is a Low Frequency (LF) variable-depth-sonar intended for detection, tracking and classification of submarines, midget submarines, surface vessels and torpedoes. Its’ “wet-end” towed arrays’ acoustic elements are a vertical projector…

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CNL Completes Refueling of RMC SLOWPOKE-2 Reactor

September 23, 2021 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has safely completed a project to refuel the Royal Military College of Canada’s (RMC) SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear reactor. As a low-power, self-regulating reactor, the SLOWPOKE-2 is used by RMC to produce neutrons for professional development and academic research, including nuclear…

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USCGC Kimball Exercises With HMCS Harry DeWolf Near Dutch Harbor

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) crews conducted a joint exercise off the coast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, on Sept. 23, 2021. The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew and an RCN crew, aboard the military vessel Harry DeWolf, operated alongside one another to exchange radio communications after both crews lined their respective ship’s port railings to…

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Multinational Fishery Patrol Uncovers 450 Shark Fins

An integrated international law enforcement boarding team inspecting fishing vessels in the North Pacific Ocean identified 32 potential violations of conservation and management measures under the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) and North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC). This team was developed to support international cooperation for the United States Coast Guard’s annual Northern Pacific Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated…

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Holographic Sonar Display for Hunting Submarines

Kongsberg Geospatial announced today that it has partnered with Avalon Holographics to develop a revolutionary holographic sonar display for submarine warfare, in a project funded by the Canadian Department of National Defense IDEaS (Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security) program. The Canadian DND IDEaS project will lead to the development and testing of the world’s first holographic tactical display for…

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Naval Museum of Halifax Mourns Death of Artist in Residence

It is with great sadness that the Naval Museum of Halifax mourns the passing of Patricia Romana Burstall (Brewer). Pat had been the Museum’s Artist in Residence from 1991 onward, producing some of the most iconic paintings of RCN ships and seascapes. Born and raised in Halifax, Pat was a prominent artist within the community, she had been recognized as…

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