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Saturday, January 31, 2015

HMCS Chicoutimi now in the Royal Canadian Navy's hands after Extended Docking Work Period

Victoria class SSKBabcock Canada Inc. announced today the delivery of HMCS Chicoutimi back to the Royal Canadian Navy. That turnover took place on December 3rd, 2014, after the successful completion of the submarine’s Extended Docking Work Period (EDWP), the firm noted in a news release issued today.

More from the news release:

This milestone marks the first of the Victoria-Class submarines to undergo a deep maintenance period managed by Babcock Canada through the Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC), and the first Canadian naval vessel to have an EDWP conducted by the RCN’s industry partners.

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