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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Navy submarines: first time Canadian fleet is operational

Canada's Navy is marking what it calls a milestone for its controversy-plagued submarine program.

For the first time since Canada's four Victoria-class subs were purchased almost two decades ago, the navy says the fleet is now "operational", meaning three of the subs are able to conduct naval operations.

Two of the subs, HMCS Victoria and HMCS Chicoutimi will be in the water off Esquimalt, B.C. this week, while HMCS Windsor is currently operating out of Halifax.

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1 comment:

  1. at last!
    all the best to them
    personally, and as portuguese, i'm glad our option was correct by chosing the german U214 instead of buying these submarines


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