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  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton joined Exercise Joint Warrior yesterday as part of its deployment under Operation Reassurance in support of NATO assurance measures in the North Atlantic Ocean. Two CP-140 Auroras from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will also take part in the exercise. Under the command of SNMG2, HMCS Fredericton will exercise with more […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton returned home in Halifax on July 5, following a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean and Black Seas on Operation Reassurance. The ship departed Halifax on January 5, 2016, and began Operation Reassuranceduties on January 8, 2016. It served with Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2), which engaged in maritime situational awareness […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton has arrived in the Black Sea to participate in joint NATO training exercises and maritime situational awareness operations with warships from several allied and partner nations. During the month of March, HMCS Fredericton and the five other allied warships currently assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) are […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton joins Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE yesterday in the North Sea as part of its deployment under Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s response to Russia’s military aggression toward Ukraine. Under the command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2), HMCS Fredericton will participate in the annual Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) training exercise off the coast […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton returned to Nova Scotia on December 9 after completing a two and a half week visit to the Americas. By visiting Cuba, HMCS Fredericton became the first ship to do so in more than 50 years. The frigate visited the ports of Veracruz, Mexico; Cartagena, Colombia; and Havana, Cuba. […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-Class frigate HMCS Fredericton departed the Canadian Forces Base Halifax on January 5 to deploy to the Mediterranean Sea. The ship’s deployment is part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Operation Reassurance that is aimed to support NATO’s efforts in promoting security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Fredericton concluded a […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton set sail for Havana, Cuba, on November 18 to become the first Royal Canadian Navy ship to visit Cuba in over 50 years. HMCS Fredericton will visit the ports of Havana, Cuba; Cartagena, Colombia; and Veracruz, Mexico, to enhance mutual understanding, cooperation, and capacity with partners in the region. The […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Canadian Navy’s HMCS Fredericton completed its participation in joint NATO training exercises in the Black Sea as part of NATO assurance measures. As part of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) Fredericton will now resume its role as part of NATO maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout the month of March, HMCS Fredericton participated in […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton returned to its home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia after a successful seven-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea on Operation REASSURANCE. HMCS Fredericton and its helicopter air detachment were tasked to patrol the Mediterranean and Black Seas and monitor shipping to help detect, deter, and protect against terrorist activity […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton is ready to return to sea after spending over a year docked at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard undergoing maintenance and upgrades. The process was ceremonially completed last week as the ship’s company of HMCS Fredericton marched onto the ship to raise the Royal Canadian Navy flag. The next in line […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Canadian Navy’s vessel HMCS Fredericton deployed on December 30 to join NATO’s Operation Reassurance. The ship will replace HMCS Toronto, which has been part of Standing NATO Maritime Forces since August 2014. Operation Reassurance refers to the military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support NATO assurance measures through the provision of military […]

  • 25 February 2015

    Members of the ship’s company of HMCS Fredericton visited the Agira Canadian War Cemetery in the Sicilian countryside January 23, 2015, to pay respects to the sailors, soldiers and airmen who fought and died during the Sicilian Campaign of the Second World War. In all, 490 Canadians lay atop the hill, six of whom are […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Canadian Navy frigate, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton arrived yesterday in Lisbon, Portugal to join Standing NATO Maritime Forces as part of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO-led assurance measures that promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Fredericton is the first modernized high-readiness frigate to deploy overseas in support […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Fredericton, assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) entered the Black Sea on March 30 to train with Turkish, Bulgarian and Romanian Navy vessels. During the month of April, HMCS Fredericton will conduct operations in concert with Romanian frigate ROS Regina Maria and other allied ships from Bulgaria and […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The inaugural edition of the Royal Canadian Navy-hosted anti-submarine exercise Cutlass Fury has concluded. More than 3,000 personnel from five partner nations took part in the joint maritime training event conducted off the coasts of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and St. John’s, Newfoundland, from September 12 to 23. The ships are now in Newfoundland where they are on a […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In recent months, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has provided many youth with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that have created lasting memories. Through the support of Maritime Forces Atlantic, two Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCC) received exclusive training aboard Canadian warships, adding tremendous value to their training programs.   RCSCC Magnificent tours HMCS Iroquois On April […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Task Unit 02 of NATO’s standing maritime group (SNMG2) visited the port city of Constanta with the aim of strengthening ties with Black Sea countries. While in Constanta, SNMG2 TU.02 senior leadership visited regional Romanian authorities to prepare for upcoming NATO exercises and to discuss maritime matters in the area. According to NATO, the training exercises will consist […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities

    Attending the NATO Defence Ministers, meeting in Brussels, Canadian Defence Minister, Harjit S. Sajjan supported the decision and confirmed the participation of the Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Fredericton in the Aegean Sea patrols. NATO Defence Ministers, meeting in Brussels, agreed on February 11, 2016, to provide support to Greece and Turkey with the current refugee and migrant crisis. […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Navy frigate Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg officially joined Standing NATO Maritime Forces in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean yesterday, July 7, as part of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s response to the Putin regime’s aggression in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Winnipeg replaces HMCS Fredericton which had been conducting maritime security operations and joint […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate Charlottetown departed Halifax June 27 to replace HMCS Fredericton as the Royal Canadian Navy’s designated forward deployed ship. HMCS Fredericton has been employed on Operation REASSURANCE since January 2016 and is set to return home next week. HMCS Charlottetown completed the Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension program in June 2014. The program provided the […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two task unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) recently concluded a busy port visit in Casablanca, Morocco with a passing exercise and boarding exercise off the coast of Morocco. SNMG2 TU.02 led by Canadian Navy Commander Trevor MacLean included HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337) and Italian frigate ITS Aliseo (F574). During the port visit, Moroccan […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The Canadian government has awarded General Dynamics Misssion Systems a CAD186 million contract for upgrades and maintenance of underwater sensors on Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigates. The majority of this work will occur in Canada, creating and maintaining about 120 highly skilled jobs while supporting the continued growth of the underwater sensor industrial capabilities in […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is preparing to deploy overseas to join NATO forces in the Mediterranean Sea, as part of Operation Reassurance, Canada’s measures to promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe in light of the Putin regime’s aggression against Ukraine. En route for Operation REASSURANCE, HMCS Winnipeg will participate on […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s frigate Aliseo concluded its deployment with NATO Standing Maritime Group 2. The vessel returned to its homeport Taranto yesterday, April 23, after a busy period in the Mediterranean Sea, where Aliseo was part of NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour. Aliseo was part of SNMG2 from February 3. During its deployment, Alisao engaged in […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy’s combat support ship EGV Bonn, together with the Italian frigate ITS Libeccio and the Canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton, headed for the eastern Mediterranean. Turkish frigate TCG Barbaros joined them in Aksaz, Turkey. The group conducted a range of drills before and after their port call in Aksaz. The drills included replenishment at sea exercises […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The ship’s company of the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Halifax marched to Halifax Shipyard on September 27 to accept their frigate after a docking work period (DWP). HMCS Halifax entered the graving dock at Halifax Shipyard on October 20, 2016, for routine maintenance and upgrades to ensure the longevity of the vessel. According to Irving Shipbuilding, […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities

    Some 20 sailors aboard the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown were diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease during the ship’s Eastern European deployment. According to the Canadian news site The Star, a military spokesperson confirmed the soldiers were treated to ease the symptoms of the disease. Upon the frigate’s return from Black Sea, sailors spent a weekend […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto returned to her home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia yesterday, January 18, after a successful seven month-long deployment in the Mediterranean Sea on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s response to Russia’s military aggression towards Ukraine. HMCS Fredericton has replaced HMCS Toronto on Operation REASSURANCE, part of Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities

    Ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) have arrived in Casablanca, Morocco, for a scheduled port visit. Led by Rear Adm. Brad Williamson (USA N), SNMG2 is currently comprised of the flagship USS Vicksburg (CG 69), HMCS Fredericton (FFH 337), TCG Goksu (F 497), ITS Aliseo (F 574) , FGS Spessart (A 1442) […]