Vanguard Editor, Nestor Arellano interviews Patrick Finn, Assistant Deputy Minister Materiel at the 2015 Shipbuilding Forum which was held in Ottawa on December 8th, 2015.

The National Shipbuilding Procurement Program has been criticized by analysts and some industry insiders.

In his one-on-one interview with Nestor Arellano, editor of Vanguard Magazine, during the Shipbuilding Technology Forum in Ottawa, Patrick Finn, assistant deputy minister, materiel, at the Department of National admitted the program has been dogged by controversy and reports of costs overruns and delays.

While the program may not be perfect, he believes the NSPS will play a crucial role in fostering the growth of the Canadian shipbuilding industry.

In this video, find out why the ADM is confident that the NSPS will help prevent the debilitating boom-and-bust cycles in the local industry.

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