C4iSR: Maritime

Corner Brook to receive first Victoria-class fit of new modular mast

02 October 2018

Key Points

  • The Royal Canadian Navy Victoria-class submarine HMCS Corner Brook is to be fitted with the L3 Calzoni Universal Modular Mast, acquired under the US Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme
  • The system will provide extremely high-frequency satcom capability for the RCN’s submarines

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) diesel-electric submarine (SSK) HMCS Corner Brook is to become the first Victoria-class boat to receive a new modular communications mast.

The L3 Calzoni Universal Modular Mast (UMM) has been acquired via the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme with the US Navy (USN). The new mast is being fitted while Corner Brook undergoes deep maintenance in an extended docking and work period (EDWP) at Victoria Shipyards in Esquimalt, British Columbia.

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