HMCS Ville de Québec exercises with Tunisian Navy during Op REASSURANCE By PO2 Corey MacNeil, HMCS Ville de Québec Naval Communicator On August 20, 2018, HMCS Ville de Québec departed Tunis, Tunisia. With the Northern African coastline in the background, it conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) with FBB La Galite […]
PSP Fitness, Sports and Recreation staff at 12 Wing Shearwater hosted more than 40 young hockey players from August 27-31 for the #27 Hockey Skills Camp. The camp was named in memory of the late Sgt(Ret’d) Rob Sneath, who wore the #27 jersey through numerous gold medal wins with Shearwater […]
Shipbuilding, procurement in the spotlight at DEFSEC Atlantic 2018 By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Excitement surrounding the National Shipbuilding Strategy is heating up as one of Canada’s largest defence industry trade shows gets set to return to Halifax. The Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition Atlantic (DEFSEC) is being held […]
CFB Halifax Mariners win gold at CAF Slo-Pitch Nationals By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff CFB Halifax continues to rack up sporting wins through the 2018 season, and have recently added Slo-Pitch softball to the list of national gold medals for this year. The CFB Halifax Men’s Mariners team were victorious […]
Kingston-class weapon systems donated to namesake cities By LCdr Kevin MacDougall, DNCS 6-2, Naval Guns The 40mm NC 1 L 60 Gun Weapon System (GWS) has been in the naval inventory since 1943. They have seen service on the Tribal-class destroyers in the 1960s, have been used as airfield defence […]
HMCS Calgary conducts replenishment at sea approaches on MV Asterix in consort with HMAS Melbourne, HMNZS Te Mana, and JS Sazanam, during Operation PROJECTION in August 2018.
Sailing on Op PROJECTION in HMCS Calgary By Lt Annie-Claude Venne, CJOC PA HMCS Calgary left port on July 30, 2018 in CFB Esquimalt to sail on Op PROJECTION. Calgary is sailing in the Asia-Pacific region to participate in international naval exercises with partner nations. So far, the ship has […]
Military personnel from CFB Halifax’s Base Logistics branch roll up their sleeves during the Ward 5 Neighbourhood Centre’s 37th Annual Block Party on August 23. The event saw community members enjoy a sunny afternoon filled with food, fun and games.
12 Wing Pipes and Drums win silver and gold By WO Katie Buckland, 12 Wing Pipe Major 12 Wing Pipes and Drums just finished a season of pipe band competition both locally and travelling to Ontario and Quebec. The band had an extremely successful season finishing with a second place […]
HMCS Oriole hosts an old friend in Whitby By Lt(N) Bill King, Public Affairs Officer Almost 3000 visitors boarded HMCS Oriole for free public tours in Whitby recently. The visit was part of the Great Lakes Deployment (GLD) for 2018. Built in 1921, HMCS Oriole served as the flagship of […]