OTTAWA Wins Maintenance Contract

Friday, January 04, 2008
Ottawa has won a $1.5-billion maintenance contract for Canada’s four Victoria-class submarines. Canadian Submarine Management Group was informally awarded phase one of the 15-year contract by the Conservative government almost a year ago. But a signed, written agreement was put on hold last year after a lawsuit was filed by a group that includes Maritimes-based rival Irving Shipbuilding.

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China to Supply Pakistan With 8 New Stealth Attack Submarines

The Chinese government will supply eight modified diesel-electric attack submarines to Pakistan by the year 2028, reports Sputnik.  Four of the subs would be

This Day In Naval History: August 30

1923 - USS Colorado (BB 45) is commissioned. Notable during her pre-World War II service, she helps in the search for missing aviator, Amelia Earhart, in 1937. During WWII,

This Day In Naval History: August 29

1861 - During the Civil War, Seaman Benjamin Swearer lands with troops from the steam sloop of war, Pawnee, and takes part in the capture of Fort Clark, at Hatteras Inlet, N.

 
 
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