During CANSEC 2023, the most important Canadian exhibition in the Defense sector, Fincantieri and its subsidiary Vard signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Heddle Shipyards, Thales Canada and SH Defense, to establish the collaboration that will propose the Vigilance Class Offshore Patrol Vessel as part of the Government of Canada’s forthcoming naval acquisition strategy to replace the Kingston Class maritime coastal defence vessels.

Fincantieri joins the Vigilance team in Canada

The project is part of the Government of Canada’s forthcoming naval acquisition strategy to replace the Kingston-class maritime coastal defence vessels.