Sea defence procurement projects

The strategy to renew Canada’s fleet. The purchase, upgrade and maintenance of Canada’s frigates, submarines, support ships and offshore patrols ships.


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National Shipbuilding Strategy

The strategy to renew Canada's federal fleet of combat and non-combat ships.

Halifax-class modernization and frigate life extension

Refit of Canada’s multi-role patrol frigates.

Victoria-class submarines

Continued maintenance for Canada’s long-range patrol submarine.

Joint support ship

New support ships will provide replenishment, limited sealift capabilities and support to operations ashore.

Arctic and offshore patrol ships

Purchase of six ice-capable ships.

Canadian surface combatant

Replacing Canada's Iroquois-class destroyers and Halifax-class frigates.

Current fleet

The Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet of ships including warships, submarines and coastal defence vessels.

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