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  1. canuck101

    New Canadian Shipbuilding Strategy

    They should just go with two Cantabria/Berlin class AOR's and get a used Harpers Ferry Class LSD or get the plans too build one from US but that would be too simple
  2. canuck101

    Status on Victoria-class Submarines?

    Just read this in the Vancouver Sun Edit: Link to David ******** article removed. Similar article can be found here: http://bit.ly/nyt0Hk
  3. canuck101

    New Canadian Shipbuilding Strategy

    found this online last night.  http://www.marinelog.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=696:2011mar00317&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=107 Fincantieri moves to acquire Davie Québec shipbuilder Davie Yards announced today that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with...
  4. canuck101

    CLS: From Arid CADPAT to Snowshoes

    When i read your response I get the mental image of someone saying " I love the smell and fell of wind chill in the morning" lol
  5. canuck101

    New Coast Guard Ships

    Well Could they not setup a detachment of R.C.M.P that could deploy on the coast guard ships when they leave for Northern duties. They have the authority to arrest and could be training to fire the weapons.
  6. canuck101

    British budget troubles

    This is not good news for the British Navy http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/defence/8072041/Navy-aircraft-carrier-will-be-sold-after-three-years-and-never-carry-jets.html
  7. canuck101

    AOR Replacement & the Joint Support Ship (Merged Threads)

    I say we get two Berlin class and if there is any money left over get two Endurance class landing platform dock ships  ;D
  8. canuck101

    AOR Replacement & the Joint Support Ship (Merged Threads)

    Found this article interesting it is what the French are planning too build http://www.meretmarine.com/article.cfm?id=114066 It seems to have everything the Canadian Government wants in our future ship. Here is the English translation If the page comes up in French for you. Proposed export...
  9. canuck101

    New replacements for HMCS Iroquois, HMCS Algonquin and HMCS Athabaskan?

    You may want to take a look at the below link: http://communities.canada.com/OTTAWACITIZEN/blogs/defencewatch/default.aspx Four of the Halifax Class Frigates will be getting new gear so they can act as Command and Control ships. Look for the Title:THALES CANADA AWARDED CONTRACT TO PROVIDE...
  10. canuck101

    A Dream Navy?

    1.  278 crew for two Berlin Aor 2.  992 for four Svalbard OPV 3.  162 for six Type 212 Submarines 4.  808 for four De Zeven Provincien Frigates 5.  640 for eight sigma class corvettes 6.  195 for three Endurance Class LPD The total is: 3075
  11. canuck101

    A Dream Navy?

    I revised My Dream Navy •  2 Berlin Class AOR •  4 Svalbard Offshore Patrol Vessel •  6 Type 212 Submarines •  4 De Zeven Provincien Frigates •  8 Sigma class corvette •  3 Endurance Class LPD
  12. canuck101

    A Dream Navy?

    Well here is my selection for a dream Navy: • 3 Berlin Class AOR • 3 Svalbard Offshore Patrol Vessel • 8 Type 212 Submarines • 3  De Zeven Provincien Frigates • 9 F-125 Frigates • 8 Armidale Class Patrol Boats • 3 Endurance Class LPD
  13. canuck101

    New Coast Guard Ships

    New vessels ordered for Canadian Coast Guard http://www.marinelog.com/DOCS/NEWSMMIX/2009sep00032.html September 3, 2009 New vessels ordered for Canadian Coast Guard Canada has now placed the much anticipated contract for the Canadian Coast Guard's new mid-shore patrol vessels. Originally it...
  14. canuck101

    Japan to relax arms export ban

    http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/090524/world/japan_military_trade_weapons TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has decided to relax its self-imposed ban on arms exports to allow more joint development and production of weapons with other nations, a report said Sunday. ADVERTISEMENT The new measure would "enable...
  15. canuck101

    Sound off: What are you doing right now? Aside from the obvious being on here..

    well it is just turing 5am in the Ottawa and watching movies at work with my feet on my desk. In a few minutes I think i will make some fresh coffee after working a 8 hours of my 10 hour shift. 
  16. canuck101

    Warrant Officer - Roles and Responsibilities

    The answer is Yes. You can do it by becoming a MWO then  CWO.
  17. canuck101

    Tory minority in jeopardy as opposition talks coalition. Will there be another election?

    Well I say we should just wait and see what happens when Mr. Harper visits with the GG.  I can not be bothered with speculating anymore I have better things to do.
  18. canuck101

    AOR Replacement & the Joint Support Ship (Merged Threads)

    Navy's support ship replacement program scuttled http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080822.wscuttle22/BNStory/National/home The Canadian Press August 22, 2008 at 11:53 PM EDT OTTAWA — The Conservative government has quietly scuttled the navy's $2.9-billion project to...
  19. canuck101

    Canadian troops get better care overseas: report

    I was on the DND website and found this article: http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/community/MapleLeaf/article_e.asp?id=4018 Lets hope they can get this open soon.
  20. canuck101

    AOR Replacement & the Joint Support Ship (Merged Threads)

    the shipbuilding industry should not be worried there will still be plenty of work for them to do ie frigate upgrade, new destroyers, and the CG new new ships to be built too so I don't think they will go starving. I found more information on the Dutch JSS program at this...