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DND warned about navy ship's outdated systems

With the USS Arizona Memorial in the background, the Royal Canadian ship HMCS Protecteur is towed into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Honolulu after suffering an engine fire aboard the ship while at sea. National Defence was warned a year before the devastating fire aboard HMCS Protecteur that the electrical system, main engine controls and navigation system aboard both of the navy's supply ships were on their last legs and prone to catastrophic failure. The unusually blunt assessment was contained in a four-page confidential briefing note prepared by the former head of the navy as he was about to retire last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Marco Garcia

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