Tag Archive for: Asterix

Executive Viewpoint Interview CRD and John Schmidt

CDR Magazine recently boarded the CSS Asterix to interview the President and CEO of Federal Fleet Services, John Schmidt. The conversation focused on the leasing of the Asterix and why the provision of service model has worked for the Royal Canadian Navy.

Here is that conversation: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/85f9bc6f#/85f9bc6f/59

3 Canadian naval ships to patrol Taiwan Strait

Halifax-class frigates Ottawa and Vancouver reportedly take part in exercises in Taiwan Strait

The Royal Canadian Navy vessels, including the Halifax-class frigates HMCS Ottawa and HMCS Vancouver, and the supply ship Asterix departed the west coast of Canada in mid-August and arrived at Japan’s Yokosuka port on Monday (Aug. 28), reported Nikkei Asia. The ships will stay at the port, which is the headquarters for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, until Friday (Sept. 1) to replenish fuel, enable officers and crew to rest, and bolster relations with Japan.

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Canada to host multi-national military exercise off Vancouver Island in June

Asterix to Engage in Military Training Exercise off the Shores of Southern Vancouver

MV Asterix, a Combat Support Ship, is scheduled to engage in training exercises off the shores of southern Vancouver Island in June 2023. During this time, Canada will be hosting multi-national military exercises, resulting in an increased display of military activity in the area. Prepare to witness the presence of ships, aircraft, and armed personnel as part of these exercises.