DND should start to plan Victoria-class submarine replacements ‘now,’ says former submariner
By Neil MossJan. 21, 2019
DND says its focus is on the Victoria-class modernization, and it won't be exploring replacement options until the modernization is 'well underway.'
The Department of National Defence says its priority is the modernization of Victoria-class submarines, instead of their replacements. Pictured is Victoria-class HMCS Victoria in 2012. Photograph courtesy of Jacek Szymanski, Department of National Defence
As Canada’s four submarines undergo costly modernization upgrades, a former Canadian submariner says the government Department of National Defence needs to start a replacement project for the underwater warships.
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