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October 02, 2004

Damn the torpedoes

I was pleased to report Canada's new submarine fleet belatedly coming into service. One small problem.

HMCS Windsor will be without torpedoes until 2006, a high-ranking Canadian naval officer says.

"That's probably right," Capt. Dean McFadden, who commands Atlantic operations, told reporters Monday night on board the submarine as it conducted exercises off the coast of Nova Scotia.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at October 2, 2004 10:27 AM

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Does that mean that none of the Vickies has torpedoes? or is it just HMCS Windsor? And what I'd also like to know is why we have submarines out on the sea that can't defend themselves....

Posted by: Dr_Funk at October 2, 2004 10:17 PM