Halifax Shipyard to Modernize Frigates

Wednesday, April 23, 2008


A sea of people in hard hats flooded a tent Monday at the Halifax Shipyard for the announcement of $549m worth of work on the navy’s Halifax-class frigates.

Seven of the warships will go through a modernization program at the Irving-owned shipyard. also announced a $351-million contract Monday with Victoria Shipyards on the West Coast to upgrade the other five frigates.

 

Source:  Chronicle Herald

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