Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS
Apr02

Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS

Operation ARTEMIS, the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) ongoing contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations in Middle Eastern and East African waters recently received a boost. The Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), a task force under Combined Maritime Forces of 33 nations, was joined by Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, Naval Replenishment Unit (NRU) Asterix, and...

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Canadian officer who saved many lives during the Dieppe Raid dies at 101
Apr01

Canadian officer who saved many lives during the Dieppe Raid dies at 101

Honorary Colonel David Lloyd Hart, MM, CD, the oldest and longest-serving officer of Canada, died last Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the age of 101. As a decorated Dieppe veteran, Mr. Hart led an extraordinary life in service to his country. Military Medal (MM) During World War II, he served as a Communications Operator and helped saved many lives....

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‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard
Mar20

‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard

Canada has a world-class training program to prepare future pilots for its Air Force. Becoming a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilot requires a great deal of commitment and discipline, going through different flight training phases, both in the air and on the ground. It involves training in different locations across several time zones in adverse weather conditions for...

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CAF to continue military training mission in Ukraine until early 2022
Mar19

CAF to continue military training mission in Ukraine until early 2022

In April 2015, the Government of Canada announced that it would send about 200 members from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to Ukraine to support the security forces of that country. Known as Operation UNIFIER, the CAF has been working since to assist with security forces training. To date, more than 10,800 Ukrainian service members have been trained. A...

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Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue
Mar18

Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue

The Government of Canada has contracted Magellan Aerospace Corporation to provide LUU-2 illumination flares for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The LUU-2 is an air-deployed high-intensity illumination flare, which the RCAF will use to support night-time search and rescue operations. The flares can produce up to 1.8 million candlepower of visual illumination for five minutes, according to a...

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Part 2: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada
Feb20

Part 2: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

In this second part, J. Richard Jones continues his discussion with Joe Armstrong, Vice‐President & General Manager of CAE Canada. CAE is a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Hear more about CAE’s MAD XR technology, which was developed jointly with DRDC and NRC. The future of pilot training and technologies...

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