Senior RCN official LCdr Paul Smith, far right, along with CDA to South Africa Col Darwin Ziprick, meet with members of the Mozambique National Maritime Institute as part of preparations for exercise CUTLASS EXPRESS 2018. The RCN will be conducting maritime security capacity building in the region over the next […]
Col Sid Connor, 12 Wing Commander, presents Capt Donald Frederick, 12 Wing OPI for National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC), and his team with a cheque from 12 Wing Shearwater’s Dress with a Difference campaign, in 12 Wing HQ at Shearwater, Nova Scotia, on December 15, 2017. From left to […]
The Sailor of the Quarter presentation for Q4 2017 was made at HMCS Scotian on January 9 just prior to the HMCS Montreal Change of Command. MS Jeffery Miller, an NSI Op aboard Montreal, was credited not only for high expertise in his trade during NATO exercises in Europe, but […]
HMCS Charlottetown returned home to HMC Dockyard in Halifax on January 19, wrapping up a successful six-month deployment overseas on Op REASSURANCE, supporting NATO operations in the Baltic and Mediterranean.
MV Asterix, the Royal Canadian Navy’s new interim supply ship, conducts its first fuel transfer with HMCS Toronto during sea trials off the coast of Halifax on January 15.
The Royal Canadian Navy purchased two identical, offshore capable, 36-foot yachts in 1985. For the last 30+ years, one of these vessels, STV Tuna, was homeported in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while the other, STV Goldcrest, was homeported in Esquimalt, British Columbia. Recently, the navy decided to station both Sail Training […]
Crewmembers from HMCS Moncton and members of the United States Coast Guard compete during a friendly push-up challenge during Operation CARIBBE on December 3, 2017.
Local artist Zeqirja Rexhepi, a former Kosovar refugee who arrived in Halifax in 1999 as part of the CAF Operation PARASOL, recently donated a new piece of art to CFB Halifax. His painting was done to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, and depicts a scene of fire, […]
Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) was presented with its first Theatre Honours recently in recognition of the unit’s operations during the Afghanistan conflict. Theatre Honours are a type of Battle Honour, and are awarded to publicly recognize a Canadian Armed Forces unit for successful participation in a theatre of armed conflict. […]
MV Asterix arrived in Halifax on December 27. The former commercial container ship has been converted by Davie Shipbuilding’s Project Resolve to serve as the interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment for the Royal Canadian Navy. Asterix will sail with a mixed crew of civilian mariners and RCN sailors, providing capabilities such as […]