Memorial University Partners with RCN for Reserve Training

Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) announced a new partnership with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) that will allow Naval Reservists to complete some of their required military training by taking university classes online. The program was declared on November 8 through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) declaring that Primary Reserve Force naval personnel…

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KNM Maud Resumes SNMG1 Deployment

On 1 November 2021, the Armed Forces published a press release stating that the logistics vessel KNM Maud experienced instability with the ship technical system IPMS – a system that will facilitate automation, control and monitoring of the vessel’s equipment. Personnel from the Defense Materiel (FMA) and technicians from the equipment supplier have worked together on board to troubleshoot, uncover…

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AOR Replacement PMO Attend Connector Acceptance Trials

The Project Management Office for the Protecteur Class participated in a successful in-water Factory Acceptance Test for the first of four Sea-to-Shore Connector systems. Constructed by Navamar in Montreal, these systems will give the future Protecteur Class an container landing capability. The trial demonstrated compliance with key requirements such as top speed under load, turning radius, and assembly timings in…

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Narcotics Seized by HMCS Harry DeWolf’s USCG LEDET Land in Florida

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton’s crew offloaded approximately 26,250 pounds of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $504 million, Monday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest drug interdiction in the ship’s history. The Coast Guard’s strong international relationships, with key partners like Canada along with our specialized capabilities and unmatched authorities, allow for a unity of effort to…

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Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan & US in Exercise ANNUALEX 2021

Naval forces from Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan and the U.S. unite to conduct multilateral, multinational exercise ANNUALEX in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 21-30. Five international navies, to include the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), German Navy (GMN), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and U.S. Navy, will engage in various events to include enhanced maritime communication tactics, anti-submarine…

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JTF-A Attended 2021 Tri-Party Staff Talks in Norfolk

Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F), hosted the U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area and the Canadian Armed Forces’ Joint Task Force Atlantic for the 2021 Tri-Party Staff Talks, following Frontier Sentinel 2021 Live Exercise, at C2F’s headquarters aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads, Nov. 15. During the staff talks, members of the staffs discussed the many facets of operating with…

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Chinese Propaganda: HMCS Winnipeg “was of almost no actual use”

Canadian warship HMCS Winnipeg stopped for rest at US Naval Facility White Beach in Okinawa on Monday after its transit of the Taiwan Straits with a US destroyer in mid October, as well as joint training with US and UK aircraft carriers and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s warships. Chinese military expert pointed out that such provocative acts encouraged by…

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French Navy Recovers Shells from Destroyer Sunk by HMCS Haida and Huron

The “Atlantique” Demining Divers Group (GPD) intervened from 12 to 14 October 2021 on ammunition found on the island of Batz. This intervention led to the discovery of the wreckage of a German WWII destroyer, still containing a large number of explosive ordnance. In the 1st time, the GPD conducted the research to be sure to identify all the ammunition…

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Japan-Canada Bilateral Exercise

The JMSDF conducted a bilateral exercise with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in order to strengthen cooperation and realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation with the Royal Canadian Navy 2. Date November 9 3. Exercise Area East China Sea 4. Participating units (1) JMSDF: JS…

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Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement Deadline November 24

CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement If you experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on your sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces or while employed for the Department of National Defence or for the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, you may be eligible for a compensation from this…

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