HMCS Vancouver Supports TAPA during RIMPAC 2022

The modern battlespace is evolving rapidly and the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is adapting to keep pace. As part of their participation in RIMPAC 2022, HMCS Vancouver spent over a week trialing various electronic warfare (EW) tactics that culminated in the ship being the first RCN vessel to tactically launch a surface offboard passive decoy (SOPD). The SOPD is one…

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Lockheed Martin Distances Itself From CH-148 Fiasco

The global fleet of the multi-mission Sikorsky S-92 ® helicopters is rapidly accumulating flight hours, surpassing 2 million flight hours in a variety of missions including search and rescue, oil and gas transportation and VIP transportation in 28 countries. The S-92 was in service for 12 years when it reached 1 million flight hours. Just six years later, the fleet…

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Canada: A “Capable, Adaptive, Partner” at RIMPAC 2022

July 19, 2022 – The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is playing a significant role in 2022’s iteration of the multi-nation Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, hosted by the commander of the United States Pacific Fleet and led by the commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet biennially. RIMPAC 2022, taking place June 29 to Aug. 4, has returned to a full-scale…

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