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VISSC delivery by the numbers

$2B+

Contributed to Canadian GDP

8.5M+

Hours supporting Victoria-Class submarines

4

Victoria-Class submarines supported in Canada

12+

Years collaborating with the Canadian Submarine Sustainment Enterprise

What we do

Working collaboratively with the Canadian Submarine Sustainment Enterprise to deliver on VISSC, Babcock has become Canada’s undisputed leader in submarine in-service support expertise and experience, including:

  • Project management
  • Records and logistics support
  • Engineering support
  • Maintenance support

Canada's Submarine Sustainment Partner: Team Victoria-Class

Team Victoria-Class is a trusted long-standing partner in the Canada’s Submarine Sustainment Enterprise. The team is comprised of Canada’s leaders in submarine maintenance, modernization, repair and overhaul.

The partnership delivers:

  • Canadian submarine in-service support experience
  • Unparalleled Victoria-Class submarine platform knowledge
  • Established Canadian supply chain

Standing by to answer your questions

Mark Potter

Vice President, Marine

As the Vice President for Marine, Mark is responsible for marine sector oversight in Canada. Before joining Babcock, Mark had a highly successful career spanning over 29 years in the Royal Australian Navy. After many years in the Australian Submarine Force, culminating as Commander Australian Submarine Force, he transferred out of the Navy as a Captain and transitioned into the commercial sector.

VISSC in the Newsroom

News   |  03/18/2021

Babcock Announces Extension to Victoria Class In-Service Support Contract

Babcock Canada is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada has opted to exercise two one-year contract extension options to the existing Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC). Originally awarded in 2008, exercising the options will see VISSC extended to June 2023.
News   |  10/28/2020

Babcock introduces ‘Team Victoria-Class’

Babcock is pleased to announce that going forward, the alliance between Babcock Canada, Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, and BMT will be called ‘Team Victoria-Class’. Team Victoria-Class is a trusted, long-standing partner in the Victoria-Class Submarine Sustainment Enterprise.
Case study   |  06/17/2021

Babcock Introduces Ultra High Pressure Water Blasting to Canada’s Victoria Class Submarines

At Babcock, finding innovative ways to improve the way we work is at the core of our business. From developing our own technology and platforms, to utilizing existing assets in new ways, we make the most of our international expertise and Canadian experience. This extends into every program we support, including the Victoria In-Service Support Contract.