Five Companies Form Technology Group To Build Canadian Ships
Three high-technology marine systems design companies and two major shipyards have agreed to work exclusively as a group to address the forthcoming Canadian Department of National Defence requirement for new patrol frigates and the associated export potential which will follow.
At a meeting in Montreal, the chief executives of Burrard Dry Dock Company Limited, Canadian Vickers Limited, Davie Shipbuilding Limited, Litton Systems Canada Limited, and Y-ARD Limited signed an exclusive agreement to work together for the purpose of undertaking turnkey program management for the design, development and construction of the replacement naval vessels.
Burrard Dry Dock Company of North Vancouver, British Columbia, with its subsidiary, Yarrows Limited of Victoria, has a long and distinguished history of major construction, conversion and refit of naval ships.
The Naval Ship Design Division of Canadian Vickers, Montreal, has been involved since 1949 in the design of new construction and major conversions for the Canadian naval forces.
The background of Davie Shipbuilding of Lauzon, Quebec, spans two world wars, with emphasis on the development and construction of a variety of naval vessels, including the latest DDH-280 class ships. Davie has also been active in the field of naval midlife conversions and refits.
Litton possesses comprehensive system engineering and program management capabilities to perform electronic and weapons systems integration, test and support.
Y-ARD of Glasgow, Scotland, is an engineering consultancy which has 30 years' experience in design investigations, problem solving, s t r a t e g i c studies and project management for the Royal Navy and for overseas navies.
This newly formed group is dedicated to the advancement of Canadian marine technology, to the maximizing of industrial benefits for Canada's ship construction and allied industries, and to the expansion of Canada's future potential in the export marketplace.
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