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Members of 424 Squadron rescue boater in St. Lawrence near Dorval

– Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron from 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, came to the aid of a boater, whose 25-foot sailboat had capsized two miles south of Dorval, Quebec, on September 17, 2018

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Military aerospace control community shines at G7 Summit in Charlevoix

– RCAF Public Affairs The idea of “airspace” is a complex matter. By its simplest definition, it is the area of atmosphere in which aircraft operate; the realities of airspace are, however, much more involved. For instance, the aircraft operating in a given airspace must be managed to ensure they can operate safely. This includes controlling …

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Sunny, with a chance of sandstorms: Canadian meteorological technician certifies as an aviation forecaster in Mali

– Canadian meteorological technician forecaster is employed by international forces for the first time. WO Glen Slauenwhite has been formally licensed by the German meteorology contingent to analyze, forecast and report on the weather using German national assets.

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RCAF supports NATO enhanced Air Policing in Romania

– The Canadian Armed Forces is sending approximately 135 personnel and five Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-188 Hornets to Constanta, Romania, to participate in NATO Enhanced Air Policing from September to December 2018.

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Ready for MINUSMA: Operation Presence-Mali reaches full operating capability

– Operation PRESENCE-Mali has reached full operating capability and deployed personnel are ready to do what is asked of them by the United Nations. Read how their deployment has been so far.

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HMCS Ville de Québec deploys with new Cyclone helicopter

– The ship will join Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, one of NATO’s maritime immediate reaction forces, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea as part of Canada’s support to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe.

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