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Tag: Operations & Exercises – Current and upcoming operations, plans and exercises

Cooperative Engagement in the Pacific Ocean

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Yellowknife and Whitehorse are keeping busy during their transit to begin Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the interdiction of illicit trafficking under a U.S. Joint Interagency Task Force South.

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HMCS Yellowknife conducts training with Allies on Operation CARIBBE

– Picture a helicopter hovering 10 meters above the deck of the ship, members of the United States Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team-West coming down on ropes, tactically moving onboard ship to critical areas onboard to control a ship, then when the task was completed, being hoisted back up before departing.

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Op REASSURANCE update: HMCS Toronto wraps up Black Sea deployment

– From March 28th to April 17th, 2019, HMCS Toronto was in the Black Sea as part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) conducting a variety of maritime situational awareness patrols and interoperability exercises with other navies.

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HMCS Toronto practices anti-submarine warfare scenarios

– From February 25th to March 8th, 2019, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto took part in the anti-submarine warfare exercise DYNAMIC MANTA during Operation REASSURANCE.

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Operation CARIBBE – A USCG Perspective

– For Lieutenant Matthew Chevalier, the Deployable Team Leader of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), Operation CARIBBE was his first time working with Canadian partners.

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56 new police vehicles for the Ukrainian Military Police

– On Sunday March 17th, 2019, the parade square of the 25th Military Law and Order Service (MLOS) Training Centre saw a new formation – 56 police vehicles formed around the perimeter, each with lights flashing and newly emblazoned crests of the MLOS.

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Canada creates strong bond with the Lebanese Armed Forces through civil-military cooperation training

– A Technical Assistance Visit team comprised of four qualified Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) operators and one Training Development Officer was deployed to Lebanon to analyse job requirements, design course materials, and instruct over a five-month period.

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Op PALACI maintains avalanche control in Rogers Pass

– Every year since 1961, Canadian Armed Forces gunners from all over Canada come together during Operation PALACI in Rogers Pass, British Columbia. Their job is to trigger avalanches using C3 105mm Howitzers in this vital choke-point in Canada’s transportation corridor.

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Army engineers tackle rough conditions during Exercise NIHILO SAPPER 2018

– The troops participating in Ex NIHILO SAPPER 18 were challenged by torrential rains, gale force winds, an early season blizzard, and an extensive collection of community based engineering tasks that needed to be completed in tight timelines.

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HMCS Edmonton breaks record of total illicit substance disruption on Operation CARIBBE

– Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Edmonton disrupted an estimated 758 kilograms of cocaine from a suspected smuggling vessel during her fourth disruption, mid-November while deployed on Operation CARIBBE. This disruption breaks the ship’s record for total seizures and amount of contraband disrupted.

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