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  • GR66
    In my initial comment on my preference for a replacement was: "Personally I'd be in favour of an ASW Corvette to complement the CSCs...
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    GR66 replied to the thread New MND - Anita Anand.
    Can't we set the bar a little higher than that? :whistle:
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    As we're re-entering a period of great power competition with Russia and China both boosting their naval capabilities why would we want...
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    GR66 replied to the thread Replacing the Subs.
    I'm not suggesting that Canada should accept such an offer. I'm just saying that to my little mind it would make sense for the French...
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    I'd argue that we are geographically blessed in that we don't need a Home Guard to protect the majority of our population in their homes. 😉
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    Nothing to argue about in my mind about that other than the possibility that the role of the dedicated mine warfare ships could possibly...
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    Without worrying, for even a μsecond, about what they are called, OPV or corvette or something else, it seems to me that Canada needs a...
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    To be clear, I'm not against expanding our military presence in the Arctic. I'm totally in favour of that. It is absolutely required...
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    One factor that makes the Alaska situation different than the Canadian Arctic situation is the proximity of US military airfields in...
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    GR66 reacted to lenaitch's post in the thread Replacing the Subs with Humorous Humorous.
    But wouldn't all the instruments and controls in the Aussie design be upside down for us? 😁
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    GR66 reacted to Czech_pivo's post in the thread Replacing the Subs with Humorous Humorous.
    Maybe they can build them in Windsor. I hear that Chrysler's old Plant 3 (mini-van/Pacifica manufacturing site) is down to one shift...
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    GR66 replied to the thread Replacing the Subs.
    Our compliant Canadian yards were unable to build the ships they are currently building prior to the investments provided by the...
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    Personally I'd be in favour of an ASW Corvette to complement the CSCs. Ideally with the facilities to at least land and rearm/refuel...
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    GR66 replied to the thread Replacing the Subs.
    It wouldn't shock me if the French were to offer us the opportunity to take over the Australian Shortfin Barracuda program. On paper...
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    That is the case now. But can we assume that there will never be questions? Quebec narrowly avoided a separation crisis by 1...
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