EU Information Sharing With NATO

The EU Communications and Information Systems Support to Maritime Operations (CISSMO) workshop was held recently in the EU NAVFOR OHQ in Northwood, London. The workshop, which took place 20-22 February, was a 2 yearly update of EU CIS doctrine hosted by the staff of EU NAVFOR Somalia. Key CIS representatives from across the EU attended, from EU Naval Operations such as Operation Atalanta and Sophia, to member state maritime HQs including Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Sweden and the UK. Focus was placed on improving interoperability and the exchange…

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Statement Regarding Vice-Admiral Mark Norman

We were advised this morning, only hours before the information was sworn, that Vice-Admiral Norman was to be charged. That lack of transparency has unfortunately been a feature of this investigation for the last year. Vice-Admiral Norman has devoted his entire career to serving Canada and our military. Not once has he ever been swayed by political or personal considerations. His love of this country and ensuring its military strength has been his only guiding principle. He remains unwavering in his commitment confident in the knowledge that he has always…

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