Major milestones for future HMCS Margaret Brooke with first fuel and radar installation

September 15, 2020 – Two major construction milestones for the future HMCS Margaret Brooke at Halifax Shipyard, as the vessel took on first fuel and also completed installation of the Surveillance and IFF Radar Antenna. The forward gun was also mounted this past week. It appears the fire control is not being fitted to the AOPS, reminiscent of the Bofors fire control Canada refused to buy in the 1950s. Andrew Miller of the Test & Trials team at Irving Shipbuilding says first fuel marks a significant milestone for mechanical and…

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