HMCS Ottawa Deploys on Asia-Pacific Deployment

August 6, 2019 –HMCS Ottawa departed Esquimalt today for a four-and-a-half-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific region on Operations PROJECTION and NEON. Operation PROJECTION contributes to the Canadian Armed Forces’ persistent maritime presence in the region. Operation NEON is Canada’s contribution to a coordinated multinational effort to support the implementation of United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed on North Korea. The imposed UN sanctions aim to pressure North Korea to abandon its weapons of mass destruction programs and respond to North Korean nuclear weapon tests and ballistic missile launches. While deployed,…

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