PCU Harry DeWolf Proves CH-148 Able to Land on Deck

In an historic milestone for Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Harry DeWolf, a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter landed on its flight deck May 19, 2021. In actual Arctic operations, it is intended that Harry DeWolf will operate helicopters from the Canadian Coast Guard or Royal Canadian Mounted Police. With almost no combat capability, embarking a CH-148 would be a waste of a combat…

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After 20 Years in Esquimalt and No Deployments, HMCS Victoria on Latest Sea Trials

October 22, 2020 – HMCS Victoria, which first arrived in Esquimalt October 23, 2000 and has never deployed, recently achieved another milestone as part of her ongoing sea trials. With the diesel-electric submarine operating on the surface in Royal Roads, a CH148 Cyclone helicopter hovered above to practice transferring equipment and personnel to the sub below – a first for…

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Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

May 29, 2020 – On April 29, 2020 Matthew Cousins was tragically taken from us during a NATO exercise in the Ionian sea while serving aboard the H.M.C.S Fredericton. Matthew’s career in the Canadian Armed Forces spanned 26 years. His interests took him from being a reserve Infantryman, to a regular force RMS Clerk, and eventually an Airborne Electronic Sensor…

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