Canada in talks with six countries over future submarine needs
A spokesperson for Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) told Shephard on 31 July that the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is working on the CPSP, looking at all conventional submarine (SSK) options available.
A new Defence Policy Update is being completed by the DND and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) that will provide a refresh for Canada’s existing ‘Strong, Secure, Engaged’ (SSE) approach published in 2017. The update is expected to provide more details about CPSP requirements, budget and outline the schedule for the timely replacement of the Victoria-class SSKs.
The spokesperson explained that the CPSP project team 'has conducted
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