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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Canadian MGen Dany Fortin to be appointed Commander of new NATO Mission-Iraq
Aug24

Canadian MGen Dany Fortin to be appointed Commander of new NATO Mission-Iraq

Major-General Dany Fortin, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, is set to be appointed as Commander of new NATO Mission-Iraq (NMI). MGen Fortin, currently the Commander of the 1st Canadian Division Headquarters in Kingston, Ontario, is expected to take up his new position in the fall where he will command NATO’s training and capacity building mission. Defence Minister...

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The return of deterrence
Jun04

The return of deterrence

The year 2014 was a watershed one for the West. That year saw the annexation of Crimea and the return of Russia on the world scene as a potential adversary to NATO and its allies. With its ruthless behaviour in Crimea and Ukraine, the flexing of its muscle in numerous exercises in the northwestern parts of Russia near the...

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