Tag Archives: Shipbuilding

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

Mark Collins – Canadian Forces’ Major Acquisitions: Big Slippages for CSCs, Fighters, Drones

11 Mar

Further to this April 2015 post, DND and Canadian Forces 2015-16: “Status Report on Transformational and Major Crown Projects” here’s the 2016-17 listing with some pretty shocking “Majo…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Forces’ Major Acquisitions: Big Slippages for CSCs, Fighters, Drones

Mark Collins – RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Exorcising the Curse of Irving

24 Feb

Source: Mark Collins – RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Exorcising the Curse of Irving

Mark Collins – New Super Cabinet Committee for Canadian Defence Procurement

22 Feb

Source: Mark Collins – New Super Cabinet Committee for Canadian Defence Procurement

Mark Collins – New Canadian Coast Guard Vessels: Sticker Shock and Never Never Land, Oceanographic Section

16 Feb

Source: Mark Collins – New Canadian Coast Guard Vessels: Sticker Shock and Never Never Land, Oceanographic Section

Mark Collins – RCN Ship Procurement, or, the Curse of Irving

5 Jan

Source: Mark Collins – RCN Ship Procurement, or, the Curse of Irving

Mark Collins – The Extravagant Lunacy of Building RCN and Canadian Coast Guard Vessels in Canada

11 Dec

Source: Mark Collins – The Extravagant Lunacy of Building RCN and Canadian Coast Guard Vessels in Canada