Maritime Engineering Journal
Canada’s Naval Technical Forum
The Maritime Engineering Journal (MEJ) has been the principal publication of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Naval Technical Community; this community includes past and present serving members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Public Servants. Since 1982, the MEJ provides unclassified discussion surrounding naval technical challenges, naval history, and human interest stories from within the Naval Technical Community.
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AOPS Concept of Operations [Issue 102]
In both the current and anticipated future security environment, the Government of Canada must have effective tools for exercising control of Canada’s Exclusive Economic Zonenbsp; (EEZ) in all three oceans that border our territory, and for protecting Canadian interests in waters beyond.
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Contract Design Specifications: Quality Assurance for AOPS and Beyond [Issue 102]
There is an old saying in project management: “A good plan can help with risk analysis, but it will never guarantee the smooth running of a project.” This, combined with a healthy creed of “Trust but verify,” forms the basis of the ethos of the Project Management Office (PMO) for the Arctic and Offshore and Patrol Ship (AOPS) Project.
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The Balancing Act between Ice Breaking and Open Ocean Seakeeping in the Design of the Harry DeWolf Class [Issue 102]
All ship designs involve compromise, as each element of the design impacts others. This reality created interesting challenges during the design of the Harry DeWolf-class Arctic and offshore patrol vessels (AOPVs).
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Marine Systems Overview: How the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessels differ from the Canadian Patrol Frigates [Issue 102]
The Royal Canadian Navy’s newest platforms, the Harry DeWolf-class Arctic and offshore patrol vessels (AOPVs), have enhanced our ability to assert Canadian sovereignty in Canada’s coastal and Arctic waters, in addition to supporting international operations.
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Combat Suite Overview for the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessels [Issue 102]
The combat suite on board Canada’s new Harry DeWolf-class Arctic and offshore patrol vessels (AOPVs) was designed to ensure these ships can support sovereignty operations of the Canadian Armed Forces, conduct surveillance operations in the Canadian Arctic, and complete all other missions assigned to the Royal Canadian Navy.
Issue No. 102 [PDF, 5.71 MB]
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