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Canadian Army supports Mali mission by land, air

– Mali, West Africa — Canada’s contribution to United Nations (UN) peace support operations in the West African nation of Mali will mainly involve air power, but the Canadian Army (CA) is playing a vital role in supporting the mission.

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Medium Range Radar: a portable, powerful addition to the Canadian Army toolbox

– Ottawa, Ontario — Recent military operations in places like Iraq and Afghanistan have shown that smaller – even improvised – weapons are both difficult to detect and deadly.

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Correspondents complete their first assignment

– Borden, Ontario — Twenty-five journalism students from Carleton University joined Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER as embedded journalists from October 27 to 29, 2017.

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1 CMBG hones warfighting skills on Ex IRON RAM

– Wainwright, Alberta — Much of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) descended on the Wainwright training area in mid-October to participate in Exercise IRON RAM (Ex IRON RAM).

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Army Cadets get a blast out of learning at Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER

– Bracebridge, Ontario — Two Air Weapons Technicians from the Royal Canadian Air Force took time from their busy schedules to travel to Bracebridge, Ontario to visit with 2250 The Muskoka Pioneers Royal Canadian Army Cadets.

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Understanding cultural nuances saves lives in military conflicts

– Twentynine Palms, California — Lieutenant-Commander Chantal Desormeaux, Gender Advisor (GENAD), was deployed to California for the joint exercise Large Scale 17.

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Operation UNIFIER in Ukraine: ‘a woven tapestry of international partners’

– Starychi, Ukraine — Operation UNIFIER (Op UNIFIER) is Canada’s contribution to a multinational effort that is building and improving military capacity in Ukraine.

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Canadian Army Reservists exercise skills with allies in South Dakota during Exercise GOLDEN COYOTE 2017

– Belle Fourche, South Dakota — A group of Canadian soldiers and officers from 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG) participated in Exercise GOLDEN COYOTE, an engineering exercise with Danish and American soldiers run by the South Dakota Army National Guard.

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U.S., Canada have an ‘open conversation’ on drones

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Each year, one of the Canadian Army (CA)’s four divisions is given the responsibility of being in a state of High Readiness. To prepare, their members undergo a full year of intense training, culminating in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE (Ex MR). Taking place annually at Canadian Forces Base/Area Support Unit …

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Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE troops seek post-battle solutions

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Each year, one of the Canadian Army (CA)’s four divisions is given the responsibility of being in a state of High Readiness. To prepare, their members undergo a full year of intense training, culminating in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE (Ex MR). Taking place annually at Canadian Forces Base/Area Support Unit …

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