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Fiscal Fiasco Round 2: First the F-35, now the Fleet

Bennett R. Coles | May 8, 2013

Just when we thought the F-35 Fiasco had gone away…

Welcome to Fiasco Round Two – and this time it’s really important, because we’re talking about ships. Earlier this spring the Canadian government announced that it was paying Irving Shipyards $288 million just to design the new Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) for the Royal Canadian Navy. Not build, just design. 

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