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5th Canadian Div Support Base Gagetown to host International Sniper Concentration

The sniper is one of the deadliest, most feared professionals on the battlefield and soon the best shots in the world will be gathering to test their skills and marksmanship. Located at 5th Canadian Support Base Gagetown, the Canadian Army's Infantry School will be hosting military snipers from Canada, Ireland, France, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Poland,...
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CAF Scale back BC fire deployment

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is scaling back its operations in support of the battle against wildfires in British Columbia, the Department of National Defence announced Monday.

With authorities assessing there is a reduced requirement for CAF support to provincial resources responding to the wildfires in the Okanagan region, aircraft and half of the...

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Firing Off the start of the Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration

The marksmanship skills of more than 300 sharpshooters from Canada and her allies will be tested during the annual Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration (CAFSAC). Taking place at the Connaught Ranges in Ottawa, Ontario, the two-week competition will include international shooters from Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. Individuals and teams...
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Preserving Canada’s North for the future

Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members are serving up North, communicating effectively, can at times pose as a challenge. The High Arctic Data Communications System (HADCS) helps them overcome this challenge by using a series of line-of-sight microwave repeaters. These repeaters ensure a well-established connection between Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert and Ottawa. As part of Operation...
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