More good news

They may not look like much, just now …

… but these are “blocks,” at Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver, and when hundreds of more blocks are built and they are all, eventually fitted together they will become one of these …

JSS-View1 … the new Protectuer class support ships (two are on order) for the Royal Canadian Navy.

The two Protectuer class ships are intended to replace the Asterix, a leased support ship …


… but, in fact, the Royal Canadian Navy needs four such ships: two Protecteur class and two of the Asterix class, if it really wants to be an operationally ready, “blue water navy.” I am certain that the Royal Canadian Navy does want to be just that but I am equally sure that the Trudeau Liberals don’t care.

Published by Ted Campbell

Old, retired Canadian soldier, Conservative ~ socially moderate, but a fiscal hawk. A husband, father and grandfather. Published material is posted under the "Fair Dealing" provisions (§29) of the Copyright Act for the purposes of research, private study and education.

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