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Canadian Intelligence Officer mentors Caribbean partners on TRADEWINDS 2019

– By: Lt Suzanne Nogue, Public Affairs Officer Las Calderas Naval Station, Dominican Republic – As Canadians back home begin to experience warmer weather, a small group of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members are currently experiencing heat waves down south as they take part in Exercise TRADEWINDS 2019 at the Las Calderas Naval Station in the …

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4 Wing contributes to fight against Daesh

– 4 Wing Cold Lake continues to contribute to Op Impact with engineering, imagery, maintenance, logistics, transport, administration, intelligence, communications, and command and control skills and competencies.

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Step-By-Step in Ukraine: A truly memorable visit for Op UNIFIER Personnel

– By Captain Stéphanie Paquette, Joint Task Force – Ukraine Ten years ago, in collaboration with L’Arche Jean Vanier de Gatineau in Quebec, I harnessed my organizational skills and passion for arts and crafts to organizing workshops for people with developmental disabilities. Little did I know that one day, I would find myself doing something similar …

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CAF reaches an ISR Milestone

– By: Jessica Desjardins, Joint Targeting Intelligence Centre (JTIC) On May 9, 2019, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) reached an important milestone in the development of its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and targeting capability. For the first time ever, a live Full-Motion Video (FMV) feed collected from a remotely piloted aircraft abroad were received and …

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Canadian Armed Forces concludes Operation ARTEMIS

– The seas are unbelievably calm at this time of year in the Arabian Sea along the “Hash Highway,” a historical shipping route through the Indian Ocean that’s been known for smuggling for centuries. This is where HMCS Regina and Naval Replenishment Unit (NRU) Asterix operated for the past two months as part of Operation ARTEMIS.

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The CAF at home – Op LENTUS 2019

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Canada concludes maritime security and counter-terrorism mission

– Canada has concluded Operation Artemis. The successful deployment involved HMCS Regina, along with its embarked RCAF CH-148 Cyclone helicopter, NRU Asterix, and an RCAF CP-140 Aurora.

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Adapting to new surroundings and a unique role on Operation Artemis

– An RCAF officer recounts his experiences serving with Operation Artemis, Canada’s contribution to the multinational force promoting maritime security in the Gulfs of Oman and Aden, the Red Sea, and the Indian Ocean.

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Chinthex 2019 – SAR operations exercise

– Chinthex 2019 honed 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron members’ search and rescue skills, and those of a diverse group of units and partners.

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Canadians play key roles in NATO Mission Iraq

– Iraq has the unenviable task of rebuilding their nation after years of waging war against Daesh and at the same time addressing the challenges that could lead to resurgence. Strong institutions in a well-functioning bureaucracy are key elements to transitioning towards a stable, transparent and peaceful Iraq.

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