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04:04 AM, February 9, 2019
Combat Ship Team Wins Canadian Surface Combatant
Canada's CSC Team (Image: Lockheed Martin)

Canada's Combat Ship Team comprising of BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics as partners has been awarded the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) design contract by Irving Shipbuilding.

Irving Shipbuilding is the CSC prime contractor and will build all 15 ships at Halifax Shipyard, Lockheed Martin said in a statement Friday.

The Canada's Combat Ship Team has offered Type 26 Global Combat Ship. The solution includes the Canadian-developed combat management system, CMS 330.

The team also secured several additional partners, including Rolls-Royce with its Canadian-designed and manufactured Mission Bay Handling System that will enable adaptability for the ships' operations.

The Type 26 Global Combat Ship is a globally deployable multi-role warship that meets the mission requirements of the Royal Canadian Navy.

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