Naden Band Helps Celebrate Chilean Navy Bicentennial

December 5, 2018 – The Naden Band is proudly representing the Royal Canadian Navy in the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Chilean Navy. The group, totaling 35 members, is presently in Renaca, where they have been busy brushing up on their latest tunes to add their musical talents to this keystone celebration. Music is but one of the events for this group, as they have also been busy liaising with the Chilean Armada. “I am proud that we have been invited to honor this milestone anniversary for our partner navy,”…

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Regional Ties Strengthened As Exercise Kakadu Wraps Up In the Top End

September 13, 2018 – Exercise KAKADU 2018, Australia’s largest multilateral maritime and air exercise, drew to a close in Darwin today, after a fortnight of activities aimed at enhancing regional maritime security. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said KAKADU was a military highpoint for Australia as well as a significant diplomatic achievement, with this year’s exercise involving 23 ships, 21 aircraft, a submarine and 3000 personnel from 27 visiting nations. “The size and success of KAKADU is evidence of Australia’s growing reputation as a trusted and capable…

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