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Undated photo shows Sea Kings flying past as airmen stand on parade.
Photo: SHEARWATER AVIATION MUSEUM
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A century of maritime aviation

Retired RCAF Colonel explores 100 years of maritime aviation in Shearwater By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The air station now known as 12 Wing Shearwater has existed under many different names, and has been under the control of many different organizations, since the first operational patrols took off from the […]

School supplies and new or gently used backpacks to be donated to northern communities during Op NANOOK can be dropped off at the Halifax & Region MFRC.
Photo: MONA GHIZ, MARLANT PA
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Backpacks for kids

Annual Arctic Backpacks for Kids By CPO2 Richard Bungay, Patrol Vessel, Chief Engineer, Sea Training Atlantic As in previous years, I am organizing a school backpack community outreach initiative for our northern neighbors. The north is famous for their generosity and I was on the receiving end of one such […]

Reporters and air crew prepare to board a CH-148 Cyclone prior to a media flight around Halifax harbour.
Photo: RYAN MELANSON, TRIDENT STAFF
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RCAF shows off the CH-148 Cyclone

RCAF shows off the CH-148 Cyclone ahead of first deployment By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff After nearly three years of training, testing and evaluation, the Royal Canadian Air Force is set for the first overseas deployment of Canada’s new state-of-the-art maritime helicopter, the CH-148 Cyclone. The Cyclone and its accompanying […]

From left, Capt(N) Darren Garnier, outgoing Commanding Officer of the Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre, with Cmdre Richard Feltham, and incoming CO Capt(N) Jamie Tennant, at the Change of Command ceremony on June 18.
Photo: AB TYLER ANTONEW, FIS HALIFAX
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CFMWC Change of Command

Outgoing CO reflects on nearly four years at CFMWC By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A lot has happened at the Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre since Capt(N) Darren Garnier took command just under four years ago. They’ve supported the firing of 173 heavyweight torpedoes and 52 lightweight torpedoes of various […]

MV Asterix arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in preparation for RIMPAC 2018. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security of the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2018 is the 26th exercise in the series that began in 1971. 
Photo: MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 2ND CLASS JUSTIN R. PACHECO, USN
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Exercise RIMPAC 2018

CAF participating in Exercise RIMPAC By DND More than 1,000 Canadian sailors, soldiers, and aviators are set to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). The world’s largest international maritime exercise is taking place until Aug. 2 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. During RIMPAC, forces […]