Harry DeWolf USN Liaison Officer Disembarks in Norfolk

A U.S. Navy surface warfare officer returned to Naval Station Norfolk after deploying aboard the Royal Canadian Navy’s newest ship, Dec. 9. Lt.j.g. Kyle Luchau, a division officer aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 80), volunteered to embark the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship HMCS Harry DeWolf (AOPS 430) in August as a liaison officer and completed…

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HMCS Harry DeWolf Makes Her First Two Drug Bust Assists

HMCS Harry DeWolf has racked up two more milestones during her ongoing circumnavigation of North America. The ship successfully assisted in two drug busts for the US Coast Guard while in the Pacific Ocean on Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign targeting drug trafficking in the region. For two days in early November, intelligence reports had provided HMCS…

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HMCS Harry DeWolf Trials New Sonar System

While Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf conducted presence and surveillance patrols in Canada’s Arctic in August and September 2021, a new piece of technology was completing a similar mission beneath the waves. During the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship’s recent participation on Operation Nanook 2021, part of its larger and ongoing circumnavigation of North America, a team from…

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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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Elbit Systems’ TRAPS Trialed on Operation Nanook

Elbit Systems’ TRAPS showcase will include its innovative JackFish Projector, winch drum, receive array and tow cable, in a 20’ ISO container, to be exhibited at the outdoor area. TRAPS is a Low Frequency (LF) variable-depth-sonar intended for detection, tracking and classification of submarines, midget submarines, surface vessels and torpedoes. Its’ “wet-end” towed arrays’ acoustic elements are a vertical projector…

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USCGC Kimball Exercises With HMCS Harry DeWolf Near Dutch Harbor

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) crews conducted a joint exercise off the coast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, on Sept. 23, 2021. The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew and an RCN crew, aboard the military vessel Harry DeWolf, operated alongside one another to exchange radio communications after both crews lined their respective ship’s port railings to…

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HMCS Harry DeWolf Conducts Mass Rescue With US & Canadian Coast Guard

Having only just begun their transit into the Arctic, HMCS HARRY DEWOLF (AOPV 430) has already received the opportunity to demonstrate her capabilities in this region. The ship and her crew participated in a mass rescue exercise in conjunction with Canadian and American Coast Guard vessels. The vessels that participated in the exercise were HMCS Harry DeWolf, USCGC Escanaba, USCGC…

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Operation NANOOK 2021 Begins in Canada’s Arctic

From August 3 to September 12, 2021, approximately 250 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will take part in Operation (Op) NANOOK 2021, which will be executed in several communities along the Northwest Passage and the Davis Strait. Alongside northern partners and allies, such as the United States Coast Guard, the CAF will conduct a series of activities designed to exercise…

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