HMCS Charlottetown completes deployment of Operation REASSURANCE
Jan19

HMCS Charlottetown completes deployment of Operation REASSURANCE

After completing a successful six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown was replaced by HMCS St. John’s. Since joining the Operation as part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) last August, HMCS Charlottetown engaged 13 navies with stops in 11 ports across seven countries. This was HMCS Charlottetown’s second deployment on Operation REASSURANCE,...

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Canada’s Air Task Force completed a four-month mission in Romania
Jan02

Canada’s Air Task Force completed a four-month mission in Romania

The last day of 2017, marked the completion of Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF) four-month mission in Romania in support of Operation REASSURANCE and Block 45 of NATO enhanced Air Policing (eAP). Since September 2017, about 135 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel, mainly from 2 Air Expeditionary Wing, Bagotville, and 4 Wing, Cold Lake, along with four CF-18 Hornet...

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Auditor General’s Report: ‘The Royal Military College of Canada risks becoming just another university’
Nov22

Auditor General’s Report: ‘The Royal Military College of Canada risks becoming just another university’

The recent Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada on the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), concludes that unless National Defence resolves issues highlighted in its report, then the RMC “risks becoming just another university and not providing the Canadian Armed Forces with the leaders it requires.” Founded in 1874, the RMC is operated by National Defence...

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EP 71: New Peace Support Training Centre; a police website hacked in Saskatchewan; and Commanders’ Conference of American Armies
Nov21

EP 71: New Peace Support Training Centre; a police website hacked in Saskatchewan; and Commanders’ Conference of American Armies

In this episode, the opening of the new Peace Support Training Centre at Canadian Forces Base in Kingston, a look at the recently concluded 32nd Commanders’ Conference of American Armies and a police website has been hacked in Saskatchewan by supporters of the Islamic State. Show Notes: Last week, member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen,...

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EP 70: Iron Ram 2017, Discovery Air gets CATS program and a visit to Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton
Nov09

EP 70: Iron Ram 2017, Discovery Air gets CATS program and a visit to Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton

In this show, Exercise IRON RAM to sharpen Canadian Army soldiers combat skills, Discovery Air Defence has been awarded the contract for the CATS program, and hear about Marcello Sukhdeo’s visit to the Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton.   Show Notes: About 2,400 soldiers from the Canadian Army that are a part of the 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade...

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Ep 68: Ardent Defender, Bombardier selling C Series, and Canadians are fearful of a nuclear attack
Oct23

Ep 68: Ardent Defender, Bombardier selling C Series, and Canadians are fearful of a nuclear attack

In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the Canadian Armed Forces counter explosive threat exercise which is underway, Bombardier to sell control of its C Series airliner program to Airbus, and Canadians are fearful of a nuclear attack according to a recent survey. ARDENT DEFENDER 2017 The Canadian Armed Forces have begun a counter explosive threat exercise involving international...

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