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  • 17 April 2014

    Royal Canadian navy ships HMCS Glace Bay and HMCS Kingston returned to the port of Halifax, Nova Scotia yesterday.   The ships, which are both Kingston-class vessels, successfully completed their six-week deployment on Operation CARIBBE. During the operation they conducted joint operations and supported multiple patrol aircraft sorties resulting in the disruption of about three […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Canadian ships HMCS Kingston and Glace Bay have joined HMC ships Nanaimo and Whitehorse and a CP-140 Aurora aircraft detachment on Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the Americas and Caribbean.   The concurrent deployment of four ships and an aircraft detachment marks a first in Canadian Armed Forces […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Authorities

    Two Royal Canadian Navy Kingston-class coastal defense vessels HMCS Kingston and Goose Bay departed Halifax, June 20 for a two-week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. According to the Navy, HMCS Montréal is scheduled to join in the second half of this year’s Great Lakes Deployment in September 2016. Throughout the […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy coastal defense vessels HMCS Summerside and HMCS Kingston got underway from Halifax on January 26, starting a deployment to West Africa. The two Kingston-class ships will foster relationships with partner navies and take part in exercise Obangame Express 2018, in the Gulf of Guinea, led by US Naval Forces Africa. The exercise will […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Glace Bay departed Halifax earlier this week for the Caribbean Sea to support Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Americas and Caribbean.   Massachusetts photographer Gene Harriman captured these beautiful shots of HMCS Glace Bay passing through […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Brandon, Edmonton and Kingston are set to join operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMCS Brandon and Edmonton departed Esquimalt, B.C. on October 6 while HMCS Kingston is planned to depart Halifax on October 7 to […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Ships Kingston and Glace Bay recently completed a successful six-week deployment on Operation CARIBBE. The Kingston-class vessels will return home after a short port visit at Port Canaveral, Florida.   Over the last six weeks, the Royal Canadian Navy had four Kingston-class vessels deployed on Operation CARIBBE at the same time […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Kingston-class coastal defense vessel HMCS Whitehorse departed its home port of Esquimalt June 27 to conduct maritime security patrols along Canada’s Pacific coast throughout the month of July. During its deployment, which will consist of sovereignty and presence patrols, HMCS Whitehorse will also visit several ports along the west coast of British Columbia and […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four Canadian warships, two Halifax-class frigates and two Kingston-class coastal defense vessels, departed Esquimalt Harbour June 13 to participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise. HMCS Calgary, HMCS Vancouver, HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife, with some 580 sailors overall will be participating in exercises in and around the Hawaiian Islands […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy has deployed two Kingston-class maritime coastal defense vessels to Arctic waters so as to “continue RCN’s presence in the Canadian North”. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Shawinigan and Moncton departed from their home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 11 to conduct sovereignty and surveillance patrols as part of Operations Qimmiq […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMC Ships) Brandon and Yellowknife ended their participation in Operation Caribbe 2014 on Thursday, December 4, concluding Canada’s annual contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have conducted Operation Caribbe since November 2006 and remain committed to […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Canadian Navy ships HMCS Nanaimo and Whitehorse returned yesterday (April 7) from a 5-week successful deployment on Operation CARIBBE. They were part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) participation in the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational organized crime in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean.   HMC Ships Nanaimo and Whitehorse […]

  • 11 February 2014

    Canadian naval ships HMCS Nanaimo and HMCS Whitehorse left Esquimalt, British Columbia, yesterday setting sail for the Eastern Pacific Ocean to support Operation CARIBBE.   The deployment will pave the way for several naval deployments scheduled for 2014 in support of Canada’s role in Operation MARTILLO, a multinational effort undertaken by Western Hemisphere and European […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Three Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels will be conducting coastal operations and training off the coast of British Columbia until end July. As part of their scheduled port visits, the three warships will also visit Prince Rupert, B.C. and participate in the 35th Annual Seafest from Jun 7-9.  “Crewed mainly by Naval Reservists, the Kingston-class […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMCS Summerside and its crew came back to the Atlantic Fleet on June 30th, 2014 from a 7-week deployment on Operation CARIBBE and exercise TRADEWINDS 14.   Of note, Summerside was the fifth Kingston-class patrol vessels to be deployed this year on Op CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Ships Glace Bay and Kingston departed Halifax on June 12 to conduct a seven-week period of coastal operations and training exercises until the end of July. As part of their deployment, these two Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels, and the Naval Reservists who crew them, will visit various ports of call […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Navy has completed performance trials of the GeoSpectrum Technologies-developed towed reelable active passive sonar (TRAPS) on board the HMCS Glace Bay. The tests aboard the Kingston-class vessel were the final assessment of the system, according to the company. GeoSpectrum revealed that the sonar met predicted ranges in target detection, in both passive […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Canadian Navy ships deployed to the international operation Caribbe, HMCS Summerside and Saskatoon, assisted in the seizure of almost 700 kg of cocaine while on patrol in the Caribbean Sea and the eastern Pacific Ocean. The Canadian Navy said the interception involving HMCS Summerside took place on March 7, 2016, in international waters off […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral John F. Newtown awarded the Operational Service Medal to 86 members HMCS Preserver for their involvement in last fall’s Op CARIBBE on June 11th.   During her time on Op CARRIBE in the fall of 2013 Preserver assisted the embarked United States Law Enforcement Detachment in the seizure and destruction of 432 kilograms […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The sailors of several divisions of the Naval Reserve in Ontario were aboard HMCS Cataraqui on October 18 and 19 to participate in exercise RIDEAU GUARD in Kingston Harbour. This exercise provided the opportunity for reservists from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to update and practice their skills regarding light craft exercises, emergency planning, communications […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Kingston-class patrol vessel HMCS Saskatoon wrapped up a two-month deployment returning to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on April 28. The ship spent the two months deployed to operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. In only one month during the operation, the […]

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

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is patroling in the Eastern Pacific as part of Operation CARIBBE 2015, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMCS Winnipeg’s deployment marks the beginning of several naval and air deployments under Operation CARIBBE scheduled for 2015.The Canadian Armed Forces […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The United States and Canadian personnel began a three-day joint maritime exercise Tuesday near Juneau.   The crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and the Canadian Royal Navy vessels HMCS Brandon and HMCS Whitehorse tested search and rescue planning efforts and the coordination […]

  • 2 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Canadian, Japanese and U.S. ships completed a two-week long Task Group Exercise (TGEX) Oct. 31 off the coast of Southern California. The exercise, led by U.S. 3rd Fleet gave Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15 the opportunity to conduct and evaluate training across multiple warfare areas for Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) headed west Oct. 31 to begin an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans following participation in a 10-day Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California. Officers and crew members of Milius said their goodbyes to friends and family Oct. 20 as the […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 20-31. Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338), and Kingston-class coastal defence vessels HMCS […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Authorities

    The crews of both Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Whitehorse received the Operational Service Medal today for their recent participation in Operation CARIBBE, the Canadian Armed Forces’ continued commitment to combat illicit trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific.   During a ceremony held at CFB Esquimalt, more than 60 sailors were presented […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities

    HMCS Summerside recently joined Operation CARIBBE as part of her seven-week deployment in the Caribbean basin in support of Canada’s commitment to improve regional security and cooperation.   “The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has had enormous success on Operation CARIBBE over the past few years, with dozens of Canadian ships and submarines contributing to significant […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California Oct. 20-31.   Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338), Kingston-class coastal defence vessels HMCS Brandon (MM 710) and HMCS Yellowknife […]