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Tag: RCN – Royal Canadian Navy

Former HMCS Preserver disposal complete

– The final 15 meter section of the former HMCS Preserver was dismantled in December, concluding an 18-month effort to dispose of the ship.

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Sailor up for CISM Athlete of the Year Award

– AB Yvette Yong has been a rising star in the world of military sports and martial arts. She brought home the gold in the 2018 Pan American Taekwondo Championships where she represented the Canadian Armed Forces, and was ranked number one in the world in women’s fin weight category.

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Halifax-class frigates to get radar upgrade

– The contract, awarded to Saab Microwave Canada, supports naval operators by providing them with modern and efficient equipment so they can continue to defend Canada’s coasts and protect our ships and our sailors, while helping to bolster our Navy across its fleets.

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A real homecoming at Victoria memorial

– The Homecoming statue was created by artist Nathan Scott and is part of an outdoor memorial paying tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Navy. Scott’s statue depicts a kneeled sailor as his daughter leaps into his arms; it captures the moment when a sailor comes home to their family after a long deployment at sea.

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Sharp dressed man, RCAF-style

– Clothing Stores and the wing tailor at 14 Wing Greenwood, Nova Scotia, make sure Santa is kitted out and ready for his big night.

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Navy showcases new technologies at 2018 MARPAC Naval Technical Seminar

– The 2018 Maritime Forces Pacific (MARPAC) Naval Technical Seminar was held with great success on November 7 and 8 in Work Point, Esquimalt, B.C.

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Third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship receives lucky coin

– As part of Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Defence Policy, the Government of Canada is acquiring six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to strengthen the Royal Canadian Navy’s capabilities while equipping its women and men with highly versatile ships.

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Why I Give: CPO1 Hardy

– Have you ever met someone who was married in a hospital? I hadn’t until I met CFB Halifax Administration Unit Chief CPO1 Ed Hardy…

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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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Honouring the Sea King on “a day like no other”

– The Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force bid farewell to the Sea King helicopter during a ceremony held December 1, 2018, in Victoria, B.C. Here are the remarks from the reviewing officer, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, commander of the RCAF

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