Increasingly sources and media are announcing that there will be six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessels (AOPV) to be built under the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) project. Five names have been announced: HMC Ships HARRY DEWOLF, MARGARET BROOKE, MAX BERNAYS, WILLIAM HALL and FRÉDÉRICK ROLETTE. Looking forward to when the government announces the sixth name. And if there is a gap between end of construction by the AOPS project and start of construction by Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project, maybe there would (should) be an announcement of a seventh and eighth AOPV. Could be good vessels for the…
The government says the initial service period will span eight years, at an estimated cost of $800 million, to retrofit, maintain and repair the ships.Read More...
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Hoping to get someone to talk about the Moncton shootings for a RUSI(NS) Distinguished Speaker event next spring.
Justin Bourque killed three RCMP constables in Moncton in 2014—and with the national police force now on trial, a key point is being missedRead More...
August 2, 2017, will mark the end of an era for the Canadian built Protecteur-class AOR (Auxiliary Oiler, Replenishment) when
Operation LENTUS 17-01 Canadian Armed Forces Assistance to New Brunswick in Response to Ice Storm January-February 2017
On 5 April 2017, Brigadier-General C.J. Turenne, Commander 5 Canadian Division and Deputy Commander Joint Task Force Atlantic, briefed the Royal