Members of HMCS Shawinigan perform a 50 caliber weapons shoot en route to Ex TRADEWINDS 18, on June 2, 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 […]
MPU Halifax, Cars & Coffee, raise $29,500 with Race the Base event By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The sight of custom cars speeding down the decommissioned airfield at 12 Wing Shearwater would normally be cause for alarm, but that wasn’t the case on June 2. Thanks to a partnership between […]
HMCS Oriole visits Toronto by PO2 Ciara Murphy It’s been 25 years since a sailor glancing up from the deck of HMCS Oriole has been able to take in the Toronto skyline, but all that changed when the two-masted tall ship came alongside the Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC) on […]
2018 MARLANT Nijmegen team ready to march 160km By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The training hours have been logged, the final team has been selected, and the 2018 MARLANT Nijmegen team are set to represent the CAF in the Netherlands later this month. The marchers have been training since March […]
HMCS Windsor back in Halifax after NATO deployment in Mediterranean By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff After more than four years in command of HMCS Windsor, Cdr Peter Chu said it was a strange feeling to be watching from the jetty as the submarine came alongside in Halifax on June 20. […]
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On Friday, June 15, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, observes as the steel is cut for the Royal Canadian Navy’s first Joint Support Ship (JSS), to be built at Seaspan Shipyards in North Vancouver, BC. Once completed, the two ships, to be named HMCS Protecteur and HMCS […]
Navy 10K training sessions being held at Porteous Field By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff This year’s Navy 10K run is less than two months away, and if you’ve been slacking off on your training, you may want to start reporting to Porteous Field on Tuesday mornings. A running clinic will […]
RCAF trainees encouraged to make the most of their time between courses By Capt Sylvain Rousseau, PAO 1 CAD Every day, RCAF personnel safeguard our sovereignty from coast to coast to coast and participate in missions around the world. It’s no wonder that new members of the RCAF family are […]