Canuck CH-148 Cyclone Lands on CNS Almirante Lynch

Anticipation fills the helicopter air detachment’s briefing room in HMCS Vancouver as Air Detachment Commander Major Peter Tomlik briefs his team on the upcoming flight plan. It’s June 24, 2022, and Vancouver is sailing with a number of foreign navies making their way to Hawaii for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. It’s a day likely to be etched…

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NATO Agrees On New Strategic Concept

(As delivered) Good afternoon. NATO leaders have just taken decisions to transform and strengthen our Alliance at this pivotal time for our security. President Putin’s war against Ukraine has shattered peace in Europe. And has created the biggest security crisis in Europe since the Second World War. NATO has responded with strength and unity. And President Zelenskyy’s leadership and courage…

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NATO Forces Participate in Exercise FLOTEX-22

Ships from Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) and Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) joined the major annual exercise of the Spanish Navy, FLOTEX-22 in Rota, SPAIN from 13 to 24th of June 2022. Exercise FLOTEX-22 is a Maritime LIVEX conducted with the participation of Spanish Army, Navy and Air Force assets and it is open to Allied…

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