Final op-eds in The Hill Occasions by Alan Williams, former deputy assistant minister of supplies at DND and investigative researcher Ken Rubin paint somber photos of the way forward for the Canadian Navy: their new warships price twice as a lot as alternate options, native shipyards ought to compete with overseas shipyards for price reductions, and the working prices of the ships could be prohibitive. Such an emphasis on the price of the Canadian Floor Combatant (CSC) undertaking to construct 15 Navy frigate ships ignores the strategic worlds wherein the longer term fleet and Canadian shipbuilding will reside. Nor do they take note of the drastic will increase in spending budgeted in latest protection coverage.
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