RCN Divers Mark Remembrance Day in Rockingham

November 19, 2019 – Remembrance Day was honoured at Fleet Base West with a ceremony that was attended by the Five Eyes nation participants in the recently commenced Exercise DUGONG 19. Exercise DUGONG 19 brings mine warfare and dive teams from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States of America together for two weeks to practice contemporary mine warfare and dive salvage techniques and procedures in the vicinity of Western Australia’s Fleet Base West at Garden Island. Specifically, Exercise DUGONG 19 is a field training exercise…

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FS Forbin in Montreal PQ for Remembrance Day November 10-15

Google Translation Forbin’s main mission is air defense. This mission brings together two very distinct tasks: Ensure the protection of a force (naval, amphibious and even civilian) against the air threats posed by aircraft and their weapon systems, including supersonic anti-ship missiles. Provide command and coordination of air operations from the sea, including those involving foreign or Air Force aircraft. The frigate’s capabilities in other areas of struggle also guarantee his ability to fulfill missions of a very diverse nature: (securing a maritime zone, controlling commercial traffic, evacuating nationals. [smartslider3 slider=15]…

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