HMCS Shawinigan Completes Exercise Tradewinds 2018

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) successfully participated in Exercise Tradewinds 18, a U.S.-led multinational land and maritime exercise involving partner nations with a common interest in strengthening safety and security in the Caribbean region. The exercise took place from June 4 to 21, 2018 in both St. Kitts and Nevis and the Bahamas.

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As part of their contribution, the CAF deployed both maritime and land capabilities as well as the Canadian Disaster Assessment Team in a training and mentorship role to the 34th Tradewinds’ iteration, which involved ships, aircraft and personnel from 22 nations.

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