Joint Sup­port Ship De­sign Se­lected

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The Gov­ern­ment of Canada an­nounced that a ship de­sign for the Joint Sup­port Ships be­ing ac­quired for the Royal Cana­dian Navy has been se­lected as part of the Na­tional Ship­build­ing Pro­cure­ment Strat­egy.

Based on rig­or­ous anal­y­sis and as­sess­ments by gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials and mil­i­tary ex­perts, the proven, offthe-shelf ship de­sign from ThyssenKrupp Ma­rine Sys­tems Canada was se­lected as the best de­sign op­tion for the RCN and for Cana­dian tax­pay­ers.

The se­lec­tion was con­ducted through a trans­par­ent as­sess­ment process, in­volv­ing mul­ti­ple gov­ern­ment de­part­ments and third party ad­vi­sors, based on three cri­te­ria: (Cont’d page 14)

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