Kenney Impressed By Pacific FleetExercise WARFIGHTER Tests Troop’s SkillsOp REASSURANCE and Op IMPACT Host CDSNew Globemaster for RCAFCanada to Train Military Police in Ukraine

Kenney Impressed By Pacific Fleet

Newly appointed Defence Minister Jason Kenney got to experience first-hand the inside of a submarine when he toured Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Chicoutimi  late last week. The Pacific Fleet visit was Minister Kenney’s first official meeting with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) since his appointment. “It was truly remarkable to see the hard work and progress...
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Exercise WARFIGHTER Tests Troop’s Skills

In an effort to enhance their command and control techniques and increase their interoperability with allies, approximately 300 Canadian Army soldiers are participating in an American-led military exercise south of the border. Exercise WARFIGHTER is presently taking place at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, U.S.A. from January 26 to February 13, 2015. “Exercise WARFIGHTER will help the Canadian Army...
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In January, Chief of the Defence Staff General Tom Lawson visited officers and crew of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton, which is deployed on Operation REASSURANCE and has troops deployed on Operation IMPACT. During his visit, General Lawson had the opportunity to meet with deployed members, affirm the importance of the operations and observe the...
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New Globemaster for RCAF

In late December, the Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson announced the Royal Canadian Air Force will acquire a fifth aircraft to augment the current CC-177 Globemaster fleet. The additional CC-177 will improve the Canadian Armed Forces capability to response to both domestic and international emergencies and provide support to a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance,...
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Canada to Train Military Police in Ukraine

The Canadian Government today further committed to working with the Ukrainian Government and its security forces to strengthen their capacity and defend Ukraine’s territorial integrity and its people. Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson, announced Canada will join the United States-Ukraine Joint Commission on Defence Reform and Bilateral Cooperation in order to better coordinate Canada’s ongoing...
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