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Tag: SSE – Strong, Secure, Engaged

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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National Defence advances the Seamless Canada initiative with provinces and territories

– National Defence launched Seamless Canada in June to improve the coordination of relocation services across the country when military members and their families move to a different province or territory. The Ottawa symposium focussed on finding ways to streamline and enhance services across governments.

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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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New CAF Transition Group aims to improve military career transition experience

– On December 10, 2018, the Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, and the Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), Seamus O’Ragan jointly announced the establishment of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Transition Group.

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Recently released CAF members can now apply for the new Veteran’s Service Card

– Veterans who have released from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) between February 2016 and September 2018 can now apply for the Veteran’s Service Card.

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Rangers in Northern Ontario receive new C-19 rifles

– Canadian Rangers in Northern Ontario have started receiving the new C-19 rifles replacing the old Lee-Enfields as part of modernization efforts in line with Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada’s defence policy.

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Strong, Secure, Engaged: Moving to Sustainable Defence Operations

– At the Department of National Defence (DND), we face the unique challenge of achieving environmentally sustainable operations for one of Canada’s largest federal organizations, while defending Canada and meeting our international military obligations.

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CAF invests in cutting-edge technology to improve communication in remote regions

– Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, met with members of the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment in August to highlight new equipment being delivered as part of the Integrated Soldier System (ISS) Project.

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DRDC Ottawa celebrates first graduating class

– The first graduating class of 16 students from eight of Canada’s top universities have completed their placements at Defence Research and Development Canada’s (DRDC’s) Ottawa Research Centre.

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First IDEaS contracts awarded

– Under the competitive projects element of IDEaS, three contracts are being awarded in response to the challenge of how the Canadian Armed Forces can recruit, retain and increase representation of women.

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