Tag Archives: Shipbuilding

Mark Collins – Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Design/Weapons Systems Bids

22 Aug

Further to these posts, RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Exorcising the Curse of Irving RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Woes: Not Enough Dough Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Process Re-Float:…

Source: Mark Collins – Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Design/Weapons Systems Bids

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

1 Jun

Further to this post, lets look at operational consequences of years of neglecting a core federal government function, via the CBC: Canadian at-sea patrols and inspections of foreign fishing vessel…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

26 Apr

Further to this post last August, Canberra/Tokyo U-Boat Axis=Poor Procurement? (Washington in background) France’s DCNS in fact takes the prize: French Design Wins Australia’s Next Generation…

Source: Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

Mark Collins – New Aussie Frigates: Three Designs Shortlisted (cf. RCN CSCs)

19 Apr

Down Under they are moving rather more smartly than Canada–further to these posts, RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant Will be Foreign Design [seven contenders are currently in the running] RCN …

Source: Mark Collins – New Aussie Frigates: Three Designs Shortlisted (cf. RCN CSCs)

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down

5 Apr

Our politicians and media largely ignore–unlike their constant focus on military procurements–our mostly silent (civilian) service, to its great detriment. Now the awful facts described…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down

Mark Collins – French Hard After Aussie Frigate Deal (and Canadian too)

21 Mar

The design they are pitching is also in the running for the RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant–see from November 2015: “RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant Will be Foreign Design”…

Source: Mark Collins – French Hard After Aussie Frigate Deal (and Canadian too)

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Acquisitions Sliding Right

13 Mar

Quelle sinking feeling surprise!  Here are the current best guesses (hah!) of our government–FY 2015-16’s are here.  Delivery of the one Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel had been s…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Acquisitions Sliding Right