US Coast Guard Video From HMCS Nanaimo MEDEVAC

Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a Canadian naval vessel transiting in the northern section of Admiralty Inlet, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center in Seattle were notified at 10:30 a.m. that an individual aboard the 181-foot Royal Canadian Navy Ship HMCS Nanaimo had sustained a head injury after suffering a fall. The crew of the Nanaimo reported that the man had a laceration on his head and showed signs of a concussion. The command center diverted a Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles…

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic

November 14, 2019 – On May 3rd, 2020 services and branches across Canada and internationally will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of action in the Battle of the Atlantic. This significant milestone provides Canadians and the world an opportunity to commemorate our navy’s proud past while celebrating its bright future. Canada’s proud naval and maritime history could not be better represented than by Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) successes in the Battle of the Atlantic. For this reason, the annual celebration of naval and maritime service takes its name.…

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HMCS Ottawa Commits Seven to the Deep on Deployment

November 20, 2019 – When HMCS Ottawa departed Esquimalt for Operations NEON and PROJECTION August 6, it carried the ashes of seven veterans – two who served in the Second World War – that had been entrusted into the care of Ottawa’s crew by their families. “When we departed, along with our own families, present among the crowd were the loved ones of the ashes we carried, saying a final farewell knowing their loved one’s remains would be committed to sea during the deployment,” says Lieutenant Andrew Klinger, Ottawa’s padre.…

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RCN launches Digital Navy initiative

November 14, 2019 – In April of this year, the RCN began working on a Digital Navy initiative aimed at better positioning our Navy to leverage the rapidly evolving digital technologies that are disrupting the public and private sectors. The Digital Navy initiative seeks to empower all members of the naval team with the digital tools and capabilities that will be needed to ensure the RCN remains a relevant and capable naval force in the years ahead. It is broad in scope, covering all areas of the naval enterprise, and…

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Canada in Responsive Space Capabilities Steering Group (RSC)

November 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the coming years, the space domain may be the defining backdrop for developments on the world stage. That is why the Defense departments that deal with this have joined forces internationally in the Responsive Space Capabilities Steering Group (RSC). Here 11 countries join forces in the field of research, development, testing and experimentation. The annual meeting took place last week at the Netherlands Aerospace Center. An important theme was the cooperation with civilian space partners. The RSC collaboration dates from 2014. Since then,…

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