HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE
Jul19

HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

On July 18, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec left Halifax, Nova Scotia in making its way to the Mediterranean Sea to aid in Operation REASSURANCE. This mission is part of Canada’s support of NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe, which Canada has participated in since 2014. The Halifax-class frigate with a crew...

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DRDC hosts 14th annual NATO CBRN training
Jul10

DRDC hosts 14th annual NATO CBRN training

Starting yesterday and continuing to July 27th, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is hosting Exercise PRECISE RESPONSE 2018 at the Canadian Forces Base Suffield in Alberta. As an agency of the Department of National Defence (DND), DRDC provides DND, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and other government and national security organizations with the knowledge and technological advantages needed...

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Canada sends 1,000 personnel to RIMPAC 2018
Jun25

Canada sends 1,000 personnel to RIMPAC 2018

This year’s Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise, will take place from June 27 to August 2. More than 1,000 Canadian sailors, soldiers, and aviators are set to join 24,000 personnel from 25 nations for RIMPAC, which will take place in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The largest part of...

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Adopting Disruptive Technologies to improve defence training continuum
Jun07

Adopting Disruptive Technologies to improve defence training continuum

In recent years, Halifax-based Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. has been at the forefront of the training community to improve training methods in an environment of continuous advancement of new technologies. Such an evolution is necessary to engage new generations of trainees expecting training to be immersive, interactive and accessible anywhere and anytime, and also to capitalize on technologies...

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Canadian Army participates in computer-aided exercise in Germany
May02

Canadian Army participates in computer-aided exercise in Germany

From May 2-9, about 200 Canadian Army members from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade (1 CMBG) will engage in the U.S. Army’s multinational Joint Warfighting Assessment (JWA) exercise in Grafenwöhr, Germany. “The JWA provides the Canadian Army, working closely with partner nations, an opportunity to trial and integrate new and emerging concepts and doctrine into potential real-world conflict scenarios,” said...

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The Royal Military College of Canada takes second place at Sandhurst Military Skills Competition
Apr16

The Royal Military College of Canada takes second place at Sandhurst Military Skills Competition

The Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) has done Canada proud again by placing second amongst 64 teams from 14 countries at the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition. This contest was held at the United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, N.Y., from April 13 to 14 with teams from the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, Germany, Chile, and...

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