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Exchanging best practices on ship boarding procedures during TRADEWINDS 19

– By: Captain Christopher Daniel   Maritime Tactical Operators from the Royal Canadian Navy are working with specialists from the United States Coast Guard in delivering training activities to partner navies from the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Jamaica, and Haiti. They are exchanging best practices on ship boarding procedures during the first phase of Exercise TRADEWINDS 19 …

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Canadian military planners train Caribbean partners during TRADEWINDS 2019

– By: Captain Christopher Daniel   Eight Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members are introducing the Operational Planning Process to headquarters staff participants at Exercise TRADEWINDS 19. In addition to this, they are mentoring them as they operate a Caribbean Task Force (CTF) headquarters in the Dominican Republic, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from May 30 …

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Maintaining an Aircraft in Mali

– By Dawnieca Palma, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs On a standard world map, Mali hangs just above the equator. The sun pours itself over a subtropical landscape, soaking deserts and jungles in its heat. Seasonally, a flock of windstorms overwhelm Mali, making the weather a powerful obstacle to the UN peacekeepers on the United …

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Canadian Intelligence Officer mentors Caribbean partners on TRADEWINDS 2019

– By: Lt Suzanne Nogue, Public Affairs Officer Las Calderas Naval Station, Dominican Republic – As Canadians back home begin to experience warmer weather, a small group of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members are currently experiencing heat waves down south as they take part in Exercise TRADEWINDS 2019 at the Las Calderas Naval Station in the …

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4 Wing contributes to fight against Daesh

– 4 Wing Cold Lake continues to contribute to Op Impact with engineering, imagery, maintenance, logistics, transport, administration, intelligence, communications, and command and control skills and competencies.

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Step-By-Step in Ukraine: A truly memorable visit for Op UNIFIER Personnel

– By Captain Stéphanie Paquette, Joint Task Force – Ukraine Ten years ago, in collaboration with L’Arche Jean Vanier de Gatineau in Quebec, I harnessed my organizational skills and passion for arts and crafts to organizing workshops for people with developmental disabilities. Little did I know that one day, I would find myself doing something similar …

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CAF reaches an ISR Milestone

– By: Jessica Desjardins, Joint Targeting Intelligence Centre (JTIC) On May 9, 2019, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) reached an important milestone in the development of its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and targeting capability. For the first time ever, a live Full-Motion Video (FMV) feed collected from a remotely piloted aircraft abroad were received and …

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Canadian Armed Forces concludes Operation ARTEMIS

– The seas are unbelievably calm at this time of year in the Arabian Sea along the “Hash Highway,” a historical shipping route through the Indian Ocean that’s been known for smuggling for centuries. This is where HMCS Regina and Naval Replenishment Unit (NRU) Asterix operated for the past two months as part of Operation ARTEMIS.

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The CAF at home – Op LENTUS 2019

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Canada concludes maritime security and counter-terrorism mission

– Canada has concluded Operation Artemis. The successful deployment involved HMCS Regina, along with its embarked RCAF CH-148 Cyclone helicopter, NRU Asterix, and an RCAF CP-140 Aurora.

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