Was just told today that we're shutting down another platform... more properly putting a 3rd KIN Class into Reduced Readiness.
Main factor was manning, of course, with some other considerations.
More to follow... I will try to update as more information becomes available.
Posted from a Montreal Gazette article.... note the date (29 Feb)... the ships coy of CAL were briefed on the plan Two days ago (04 Mar). <shakes head>
Canada pledges three more ships to 'war on terror'
Rob Shaw , Canwest News Service
Published: Friday, February 29
VICTORIA - The Canadian navy...
Well we're off to see the Wonderful Wizard of SAR today! Tomorrow a number of agencies (including some DND assets, such as a Cormorant, Buffalo and YELLOWKNIFE) will be conducting a major test of JRCC's Major Maritime Disaster Contingency Plan in the vicinity of Pat Bay. There will be 200 plus...