Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

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Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JK » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:07 am

Just about every military procurement in Canada is a mess. Why not the ships too.


An alleged leak of information related to the federal government’s troubled shipbuilding plans is behind the removal of the second highest military officer in Canada, sources say.

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/national/leak+information+about+shipbuilding+plans+behind+removal+senior/12726162/story.html

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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JollyJack » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:14 am

How the hell they expect any yard to bid on a job if the specs are kept secret is beyond me. Navy and ships, two totally opposite polarities.
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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JK » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:16 am

add to that, they switch the project team members around every 2 years. You know how well that works when you have individuals trying to get ahead in the promotions.

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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby D Winsor » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:22 am

It also sounds like he may have looked in the wrong closets and ended up finding and exposing some skeletons.
He also strikes me as someone with a bit of "Field Experience" and may have tried to use that experience to correct a few things. Another quality that may not have sat well some in bureaucratic circles
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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JK » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:52 am

Nothing that management likes less than someone, when asked their opinion, gives the unvarnished truth LOL
Or, tries to address fantasy with reality...

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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JollyJack » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:40 pm

In my experience, CPF programme, St John Shipbuilding, T&T, the Navy don't know shit about ships.
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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and getting worse

Postby JK » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:23 pm

How did we get here? JJ who designed the ships built in Saint John, was it Irving?

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canad ... not-to-bid

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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JollyJack » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:51 pm

Yes JK, the original plan came from Bath Iron Works, but it was so screwed up, there were more than 45,000 changes to the original drawings. This explains why the Halifax, (ship 1) was about 18 months late on delivery, but the last ship, Ottawa, came in under budget and early! St John Dy Dock did all the work and sent DRNs (Drawing Revision Notice) to the other place up river. The Navy appeared late in the programme to learn how to operate them. Some of the guys listened, some didn't, with predictable results. :)
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Re: Shipbuilding, Military and Leaks

Postby JK » Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:30 am

I was still in school!
I worked with a woman who was working there doing drawing control. It sounded "fun" .


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