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HMCS Regina seizes over 2,500 kg of hashish off the coast of Oman
Apr10

HMCS Regina seizes over 2,500 kg of hashish off the coast of Oman

During its deployment in the Indian Ocean on April 6, 2019, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina seized 2,569 kilograms of hashish, a drug made from the resin of the cannabis plant. HMCS Regina made this seizure as part of Operation ARTEMIS – the Canadian Armed Forces’ ongoing contribution to Middle Eastern and East African waters – to counter-terrorism...

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Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS
Apr02

Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS

Operation ARTEMIS, the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) ongoing contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations in Middle Eastern and East African waters recently received a boost. The Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), a task force under Combined Maritime Forces of 33 nations, was joined by Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, Naval Replenishment Unit (NRU) Asterix, and...

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‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard
Mar20

‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard

Canada has a world-class training program to prepare future pilots for its Air Force. Becoming a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilot requires a great deal of commitment and discipline, going through different flight training phases, both in the air and on the ground. It involves training in different locations across several time zones in adverse weather conditions for...

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CAF to continue military training mission in Ukraine until early 2022
Mar19

CAF to continue military training mission in Ukraine until early 2022

In April 2015, the Government of Canada announced that it would send about 200 members from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to Ukraine to support the security forces of that country. Known as Operation UNIFIER, the CAF has been working since to assist with security forces training. To date, more than 10,800 Ukrainian service members have been trained. A...

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Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada
Feb13

Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with a very special guest, Joe Armstrong, Vice‐President & General Manager of CAE Canada. CAE is a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Of these markets, Joe is responsible for leading CAE’s Defence & Security business in Canada. His portfolio spans...

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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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