The Arctic-Offshore Patrol Ship and its future operation

Opinion is already divided about the capabilities and purpose of the Dewolf-class ships.

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A Navy fact sheet on the Arctic-Offshore Patrol Ship design.
Ken Hansen
Published: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 10:45 am EDT

In just a few months, Irving Shipbuilding will begin construction of the first vessel in the Combat Ship Program under the National Shipbuilding and Procurement Strategy. The Arctic-Offshore Patrol Ship, to be known as the Dewolf-class, will add many new but non-traditional capabilities to the Royal Canadian Navy.

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