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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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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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Logisticians celebrate their 50th anniversary

– The Canadian Forces Logistics Branch is now the Royal Canadian Logistics Service. It received the new designation from the governor general during the 50th anniversary parade held on Parliament Hill.

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CAF Story | Diversity is a Strength for the Forces

– My name is Lieutenant-Commander Desmond James. I’m a member of the Royal Canadian Navy…

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Multinational experiences on Operation CARIBBE

– “We are here working with 14 other partner nations to disrupt the flow of illicit narcotics,” says Lieutenant (Navy) Ronaldson. “The cooperative deployment today reminded us we are part of a team and reinforced in us the continued commitment the Royal Canadian Navy has to maritime security.”

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HMCS Ville de Québec completes exercise with Tunisian Navy during Operation REASSURANCE

– Sailors from HMCS Ville de Québec trained with two Tunisian ships while deployed on Operation REASSURANCE.

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Two sailors in a class of their own

– By Peter Mallett Two sailors celebrated an academic feat when they graduated from Royal Roads University in Victoria recently, each with their Master’s degree. Donning their dress uniform with graduation cap and gown, the two Royal Canadian Navy Marine Technicians were the only non-commissioned members (NCMs) in their graduating class at the June 12, 2018 …

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HMCS Windsor returns home after 133 days at sea

– By Ryan Melanson After more than four years in command of Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Windsor, Commander Peter Chu said it was a strange feeling to be watching from the jetty as the submarine came alongside in Halifax on June 20, 2018. “I can’t help but critique every movement,” he joked, as the submarine …

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HMCS Oriole Visits Toronto

– by Petty Officer Second Class Ciara Murphy It’s been 25 years since a sailor glancing up from the deck of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Oriole has been able to take in the Toronto skyline, but all that changed when the two-masted tall ship came alongside the Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC) on June 19, …

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Canadian Armed Forces participating in RIMPAC 2018

– Over 1000 Canadian sailors, soldiers and aviators are set to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). The world’s largest international maritime exercise takes place June 27 to August 2, 2018 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.

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