2020 News 

Halifax Class Maintenance Contract Announced Three Months After it Began

June 29, 2020 – Today, the Federal Government announced the award of an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, three months after it commenced. Valued at $72.6 million for the first six years, with options to extend for up to 22 years, this contract will provide a full range of technical data management and systems engineering support services for the RCN’s fleet of Halifax-class ships. The reason for announcing this three months late, leads one to to speculate on the reasons why, most of which revolve among patronage.…

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2020 News 

New Zodiac RHIBs for Halifax Class

June 3, 2020 – A contract valued at $35 million was awarded to Zodiac Hurricane Technologies of Delta, B.C. for the acquisition of 30 new multi-role boats. These new boats will replace the rigid hull inflatable boats currently used on the RCN’s fleet of Halifax-class frigates with a more modern and operationally flexible design. This contract will result in creating or sustaining an estimated 25 jobs in Canada. Multi-role boats are small, fast, and maneuverable vessels used by RCN ships to conduct a wide range of tasks at sea, including,…

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