CAF members to get new headquarters building in Latvia by end of 2020
Jun20

CAF members to get new headquarters building in Latvia by end of 2020

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members deployed in Latvia will get a new headquarters building by the end of 2020. A ground-breaking ceremony took place on June 19th near the Latvian National Armed Forces’ Joint Headquarters in Riga to signal the start of construction of the new structure. Work on the $18.5 million Multi-National Headquarters building is set to...

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CAF’s Commodore Josée Kurtz takes over command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two
Jun18

CAF’s Commodore Josée Kurtz takes over command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two

In a change of command ceremony held in Souda Bay, Crete on June 15, Commodore Josée Kurtz of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has officially assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). According to a press release, SNMG2 is one of four multinational, high readiness maritime forces comprised of vessels from allied countries, which are permanently available...

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CAF completes third deployment with NATO enhanced Air Policing in Romania
Jan03

CAF completes third deployment with NATO enhanced Air Policing in Romania

Over 130 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and five CF-18 Hornets are about to return home after completing a four-month deployment with NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in Romania. As part of Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF)-Romania, the team contributed to the air component of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe....

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Best Defence Conference Keeps Growing
Nov27

Best Defence Conference Keeps Growing

Over 400 attendees from industry and government gathered on November 5-6 in London, Ontario for the annual Best Defence Conference. This event, which was organized by Heather Pilot from PILOTHILL, is “one of Canada’s must-attend defence and advanced manufacturing events.” Created with the aim of bringing together Canadian and international companies to learn of Canadian defence procurement and supply...

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About 2,000 Canadian troops are in Europe for NATO’s largest exercise in three years
Oct25

About 2,000 Canadian troops are in Europe for NATO’s largest exercise in three years

About 2,000 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel are in Northen Europe participating in Exercise Trident Juncture 2018. This exercise, running from October 25 to November 7, is the most significant one for NATO in recent years. Troops from more than 30 NATO and partner nations totalling more than 50,000 will “train together to demonstrate that NATO forces are ready...

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NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project
Sep18

NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

Earlier this month, Compusult Limited was selected by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA), to deliver the upgrade of the Geographical Information Service Increment 3 (Core GIS Incr. 3) project. Core GIS Incr. 3 is the “third increment of NATO’s Core GIS capability and will provide state-of-the-art geospatial information services,” a press release from the company states. This...

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