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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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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HMCS Harry DeWolf Commissioned

June 26, 2021 – The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has officially welcomed into service the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf, with the time-honored tradition of a Commissioning Ceremony. This significant occasion represents a great achievement for the Canadian shipbuilding industry and for the RCN, with the first ship of the RCN’s future…

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