HMCS Montreal Brief European Deployment

HMCS Montreal has arrived in Western Europe to participate in Neptune Trident 17-02 ‎which will include participation in FORMIDABLE SHIELD 17—a U.S.-led, joint NATO live fire Integrated Air Missile Defence exercise involving eight nations, including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

In conjunction with NEPTUNE TRIDENT 17-02 and FORMIDABLE SHIELD 17, Montreal will also participate in JOINT WARRIOR 17-2, a bi-annual United Kingdom-led multinational exercise that will involve over 22 warships, numerous aircraft, marines, and troops. Montreal will also continue its experimentation activities associated with the X-Ship program and initiatives, which are focused on supporting future classes of ships such as the Canadian Surface Combatant.

HMCS Montreal’s deployment will take place ‎in the North Atlantic and North Sea from September to early December, 2017.

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