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Tag: <span>Operations & Exercises</span> – Current and upcoming operations, plans and exercises

56 new police vehicles for the Ukrainian Military Police

– On Sunday March 17th, 2019, the parade square of the 25th Military Law and Order Service (MLOS) Training Centre saw a new formation – 56 police vehicles formed around the perimeter, each with lights flashing and newly emblazoned crests of the MLOS.

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Canada creates strong bond with the Lebanese Armed Forces through civil-military cooperation training

– A Technical Assistance Visit team comprised of four qualified Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) operators and one Training Development Officer was deployed to Lebanon to analyse job requirements, design course materials, and instruct over a five-month period.

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Op PALACI maintains avalanche control in Rogers Pass

– Every year since 1961, Canadian Armed Forces gunners from all over Canada come together during Operation PALACI in Rogers Pass, British Columbia. Their job is to trigger avalanches using C3 105mm Howitzers in this vital choke-point in Canada’s transportation corridor.

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Army engineers tackle rough conditions during Exercise NIHILO SAPPER 2018

– The troops participating in Ex NIHILO SAPPER 18 were challenged by torrential rains, gale force winds, an early season blizzard, and an extensive collection of community based engineering tasks that needed to be completed in tight timelines.

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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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Weather Briefs – Canada’s lead critical to NATO’s mission success

– Weather predictions can sometimes be perceived as an afterthought, but not for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). Having accurate, mission-focussed weather forecasts is not only vital to every aspect of RCAF operations, it is also tremendously valuable for certain missions.

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Pride, Partnership and Professionalism: CAF contributes to security capacity building with Iraqi partners

– The pride was evident on their faces as members of Iraqi security forces (ISF) from Ninewah province graduated in mid-October.

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The Joint Targeting Intelligence Centre: Bringing innovation into intelligence

– Long-term success in operations hinges on many factors. But among the most important of these factors is innovation, the renewal of methods and introduction of ideas. The Joint Targeting Intelligence Centre is a recent example of innovation in the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Boomer’s Legacy: Environmental education in Kosovo

– Canadian Armed Forces members planted trees with children in Kosovo during Operation KOBOLD.

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Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia concludes Exercise TOMAHAWK RAIDER

– Canadian soldiers participated in amphibious training with NATO allies in Latvia during Exercise TOMAHAWK RAIDER.

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