Type 26 Frigate Design for the Canadian Surface Combatant

BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics are partnering as Canada's Combat Ship Team for the Royal Canadian Navy's future fleet of surface combatants. Canada's Combat Ship Team is offering the most advanced and modern warship design, the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS), with high-tech platform innovations from prominent Canadian companies. The solution includes the internationally renowned Canadian-developed combat management system, CMS 330.

Defence Team News - December 11, 2017

Defence Team News is a weekly newscast brought to you by the Canadian Armed Forces.  It highlights news stories, operations, programs and services for all members of the Canadian Armed Forces and individuals within the defence industry. 

Exercise Trident Javelin

Canadian Armed Forces personnel in Europe contribute to NATO at all levels and across a broad range of organizations. Trident Javelin 17 was NATO's most ambitious command level exercise in decades and crucial to developing the NATO Response Force 2018 capability.

Irving Equipment Teams with Fagioli Canada to Transport AOPS Sections

Halifax Shipyard recently completed the assembly of the midsection (Mega Block 2) of one of the Canadian Navy's future ships. Irving Equipment (IEQ) was contracted to transport the major sections of the Royal Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) from the Assembly Hall to dockside for future outfitting on the Halifax waterfront.

National Shipbuilding Strategy: UK vs Canada

The British government has introduced their own National Shipbuilding Strategy to solve the very same problems that Canada is presently facing with its own namesake program. 

In particular, the UK is ending the shipbuilding monopolies and introducing distributed block construction whereby shipyards throughout the country will build sections of ships in order to expedite and lower the cost of shipbuilding programs. 

The Economic Benefits of the National Shipbuilding Strategy

The National Shipbuilding Strategy is a long-term project to renew Canada's federal fleet of combat and non-combat vessels. The National Shipbuilding Strategy is helping restore our shipyards, rebuild our marine industry and create sustainable jobs in Canada while ensuring our sovereignty and protecting our interests at home and abroad.