2020 News 

RCN Selects RaceRocks as Digital Training Technology Solution

March 3, 2020 – RaceRocks (RaceRocks3D Inc.) has been awarded a contract to implement the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) distributed learning program over the next five years. Having proven itself as one of the most innovative and agile naval training companies in Canada the Victoria based technology firm will continue its support of the RCN by developing technology tools for modern distributed learning and delivering a sustainable and flexible system that integrates the heritage, ethos and leadership philosophy of the RCN. The work will support the RCN’s overarching Digital Navy…

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2020 News 

ABS, RCN & DRDC Launch Digital Asset Framework Pilot

ABS today announced it is engaged in a pilot program with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to deliver the ABS Digital Asset Framework for the RCN’s Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels. The ABS Digital Asset Framework forms the foundation of a broader Conditioned-Based Class program that transforms ship classification from a calendar-based schedule to a condition-based model. The project, which will start with HMCS Saskatoon, will support the RCN’s larger Digital Navy Initiative. “ABS is a leader in delivering condition-based maintenance data services in…

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2020 News 

Which Service is Best

A Soldier a Sailor and an Aviator got into an argument about which branch of the service was The Best. The arguing became so heated the three service members failed to see an oncoming truck as they crossed the street. They were hit by the truck and killed instantly. Soon, the three service members found themselves at the Pearly Gates. They met Saint Peter and decided that only he could be the ultimate source of truth and honesty….. So, the three servicemen asked him, “Saint Peter, which branch of the…

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2020 News 

RCN Officer to Speak at Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2020 in London

Expert speakers at the event in May, will provide a discussion on unmanned systems across the full maritime domain, including undersea, surface, and aerial environments Bringing together international operators and solution providers from a plethora of defence agencies, the 4th Annual Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology Conference, taking place on the 13th-14th May 2020 in London, promises to provide a valuable forum for delegates wishing to enhance their unmanned capability. For those interested in attending, there is a �200 Early Bird discount ending on 28th February 2020. Register at http://www.umsconference.com/openpr3 Delegates…

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2020 News 

Pioneering Digital Technology Project Begins on HMCS Saskatoon

February 13, 2020 – ABS today announced it is engaged in a pilot program with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to deliver the ABS Digital Asset Framework for the RCN’s Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels. The ABS Digital Asset Framework forms the foundation of a broader Conditioned-Based Class program that transforms ship classification from a calendar-based schedule to a condition-based model.   The project, which will start with HMCS Saskatoon, will support the RCN’s larger Digital Navy Initiative. “ABS is a leader in delivering condition-based maintenance…

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2020 News 

CNO Meets With Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy

February 16, 2020 – Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday met with Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) Vice Adm. Art McDonald at the Pentagon, Feb. 13. The office call marks the first visit at the Pentagon between the two leaders as part of Partners in Defence (PID), an annual engagement between United States and Canada defense leadership.  They focused on reaffirming the longstanding maritime relationship between the United States and Canada. “The U.S. Navy’s relationship with our Canadian counterparts is deeply rooted in our shared history…

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