CAF to participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania
Aug18

CAF to participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania

Four Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Hornets and over 130 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania from September to December 2017. NATO Air Policing is part of Operation REASSURANCE, which since 2014, the CAF has participated in to support NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Europe. These measures demonstrate the Allies...

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Thales awarded AJISS contract for up to 35 years
Aug17

Thales awarded AJISS contract for up to 35 years

Thales has been awarded, potentially the largest In-Service Support (ISS) contract in Canadian history. This contract includes the refit, repair, maintenance and training of both the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and Joint Support Ships (JSS), commonly known as AJISS. The contract covers an initial service period of eight years for up to $800 Million CAD, with options...

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HMCS Winnipeg and Ottawa return from Asia-Pacific
Aug10

HMCS Winnipeg and Ottawa return from Asia-Pacific

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Winnipeg and Ottawa returned recently to Canada after a five-month deployment in the Asia-Pacific on POSEIDON CUTLASS 17. POSEIDON CUTLASS 17 provided an opportunity for over 430 personnel from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to engage in numerous exercises with regional partner navies, like the Royal Australian Navy, the Chilean Navy, the French Navy,...

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Sexual Misconduct Response Centre issues inaugural annual report
Aug09

Sexual Misconduct Response Centre issues inaugural annual report

The Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC) issued its inaugural annual report for the fiscal year 2016-2017 on August 8, 2017. This report comes almost two years since its establishment in September 2015, to support Canadian Armed Forces members, who are victims or have been affected by harmful and inappropriate sexual behaviour. The SMRC is independent of the chain of...

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Bluedrop’s Rear Crew Mission Trainer – a fully immersive virtual trainer
Aug01

Bluedrop’s Rear Crew Mission Trainer – a fully immersive virtual trainer

With substantial cost savings over live training, virtual training has been increasing in popularity globally, especially in the military sector. The advantage that virtual training brings though, is not only limited to cost benefits, it also provides safety for the crew, improved navigation, the growth of skills, improved communications, less operational risks, data capture and improved user performance. It...

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EP 58: CAF ready to fight wildfires in BC and Canada’s military mission in Iraq extended
Jul13

EP 58: CAF ready to fight wildfires in BC and Canada’s military mission in Iraq extended

In the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the Canadian Forces readiness to fight wildfires in British Columbia, the extension of Canada’s military mission in Iraq and the RCN deploys a team to SEA BREEZE 2017. Wildfires in BC For the first time since 2003, members of the Canadian Forces are in British Columbia getting ready to battle wildfires....

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