The government has Announced award contract to Ultra Electronics Marine Systems Inc., Of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia for work on the NCR's submarines.
The $ 6.9 million contract covers maintenance work on the towed-array sonar on Canada's fleet of four Victoria-class submarines, selon the news release from DND. Carried out the work under this three-year contract.
Canada's submarine fleet will reach steady state in 2013, with the completion of the Extended Docking Work Period Ongoing for HMCS Chicoutimi, selon the release. Steady state means clustering Canada will Have three of the four submarines available for operations. One submarine will be taking icts turn in the rotation for extended service at all times.