HMCS Calgary on Operation Projection

By Annie-Claude Venne HMCS Calgary left Esquimalt July 30, 2018 for Operation Projection. The Calgary is sailing in the Asia-Pacific region to participate in international naval exercises with partner nations. Calgary has already completed training exercises with ships from Australia and New Zealand and has visited Guam. In the coming weeks, Calgary will participate in a regional exercise run by the Australians in Darwin. Then, it will conduct visits to Vietnam, Republic of Korea and Japan to promote cooperation with partners. The final stop of its deployment will be in…

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RAN Sailors Enjoy Canadian Hospitality, Calgary Style

September 9, 2018 – Australian and Canadian military ties were further strengthened recently when a group of RAN sailors and officers cross-decked in Royal Canadian Navy Ship Calgary as part of Exercise Kakadu 2018 (KA18). The group, consisting of a cross section of HMAS Stuart’s crew, spent the day onboard Calgary as the task group conducted a series of anti-submarine warfare exercises. Calgary Commanding Officer Commander Blair Saltel said cross-decking of personnel in both directions was an important component of building ties between allied nations. “An exercise such as Kakadu…

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