Irving gets AOPS build contract; Schettino: I won’t run away

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Irving gets AOPS build contract, is surface combatant prime
January 27, 2015—As expected, Diane Finley, Canada’s Minister of Public Works and Government Services, along with Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, visited Halifax Shipyards to officially announce the awarding of the build contract with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. for the construction of six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). This contract, valued at $2.3 billion, marks the start of the construction phase under the NSPS.

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