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  • 7 October 2013

    Canadian Ship HMCS Toronto made an important drug seizure on Saturday, October 5 during her patrol in the Arabian Sea region, while deployed on Operation Artemis. This drug seizure marks HMCS Toronto’s seventh narcotics shipment disruption as part of ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the Indian Ocean. “Canada remains steadfast in its involvement in the fight […]

  • 23 December 2013

    On December 18, HMCS Toronto (Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship) successfully prevented a narcotics shipment during a patrol in the Arabian Sea region, within the framework of Operation ARTEMIS. During a recent boarding off the east coast of Africa, HMCS Toronto discovered 506 bags of heroin weighing more than 538 kilograms. The illicit narcotics were then […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2014

    The crew of Canadian Navy’s ship (HMCS) Toronto arrived home in Halifax on Thursday, February 27, reuniting with family and friends after more than seven months deployed in the Arabian Sea.   This represents one of the longest naval deployments of a single hull in recent history. HMCS Toronto spent 375 days away from home […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2014

    The Canadian Naval Ship HMCS Toronto, which is part of Operation ARTEMIS stopped another narcotic shipment during a patrol in the Indian Ocean on 17 January.   The drug seizure operation took place about 40 nautical miles of the coast of Tanzania, where HMCS Toronto stopped a vessel with 256 bags of heroin (about 280 […]

  • 5 February 2014

    The Canadian Navy ship HMCS Regina is en route to the Arabian Sea to replace HMCS Toronto and resume the Canadian duties within Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) in mid-February.   This is the second deployment on Operation ARTEMIS for HMCS Regina. HMCS Toronto, which departed Halifax on January 14, 2013, has completed her […]

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

    Canadian Navy’s HMCS Toronto completed participation in the Turkish-led Exercise Mavi Balina November 13 as part of her Operation Reassurance deployment in the Mediterranean Sea in response to the Putin regime’s aggressive military actions against Ukraine. As part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG 2), Toronto participated in joint training exercises which involved planning […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto will deploy early this year until the fall of 2013 with a crew rotation during the deployment contributing to the multinational coalition fleet conducting maritime security operations in the Arabian Sea region. HMCS Toronto has been undergoing extensive training in preparation for this deployment as part of Combined Task […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Industry news

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto successfully disrupted her fifth – and by far the largest – narcotics shipment since March of this year as part of ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea. During the search and inspection of a vessel by the ship’s naval boarding team on May 30th, Toronto’s crew recovered approximately […]

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

    HMCS Toronto will work with vessels from several partner nations in the Black Sea as part of Operation Reassurance from September 6-27.   In the wake of Russia’s aggression in Central and Eastern Europe, these training exercises and maritime situational awareness operations will enhance maritime security in the Black Sea. The first exercise, called Exercise […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Authorities

    Canadian Defence Minister Rob Nicholson will announce the immediate deployment of HMCS Toronto to join NATO Reassurance measures.   The announcement will be made on Thursday at Canadian Forces Base Halifax Dockyard, from where the vessel will set sail for the Mediterranean Sea. HMCS Toronto will be replacing HMCS Regina, which has been part of Standing […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Last weekend under the banner of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) Task Unit 02 (TU02), HMCS Toronto, ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbon and ROS Regele Ferdinand have completed their 4 days visit to Constanta, Romania.   The port visit served to reaffirm the Alliance’s commitment to maritime defence and security and reassure Black Sea […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto was the last ship in the class to finish her modernization refit thereby marking the completion of Canada’s Halifax-class modernization/frigate life extension (HCM/FELEX) project. The $4.3 billion undertaking will allow the 12 Halifax-class frigates to serve the Canadian Navy until the early-to-mid-2030s. HMCS Toronto was the seventh and final frigate […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto experienced a power outage off the coast of the United Kingdom on Monday, the Royal Canadian Navy has confirmed. The frigate spent several hours adrift before the ship’s technicians were able to restore power, the navy said. The vessel returned to Belfast, Northern Ireland, where it will undergo repairs. In a separate incident involving Royal […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

      @HMCS_NCSM_TOR is removed from the dry dock in August 2016 as part of its mid-life refit. pic.twitter.com/BKEq4sK0Kq — HMCS / NCSM Toronto (@HMCS_NCSM_TOR) August 25, 2016 The Royal Canadian Navy has shared a video of HMCS Toronto, a Halifax-class frigate, being removed from Irving Shipbuilding’s dry dock as part of the ship’s mid-life upgrade. HMCS […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Vessels

    The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has entered the Black Sea to conduct routine patrols with NATO allies.  Starting July 2, 2019, Canadian Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto is sailing the Black Sea with Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) to enhance interoperability with allies and build on cooperation with NATO partners. SNMG2 is led by Commodore […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Canadian Navy and Spanish Navy frigate assigned to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine on April 1 for a routine port visit. Canadian frigate HMCS Toronto and Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria arrived in Odesa after patrolling in the Black Sea with fellow SNMG2 ships for the last several days. […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02), part of NATO’s four Standing Maritime Forces, entered the Black Sea to participate in the U.S./Ukraine-led Exercise SEA BREEZE and enhance NATO’s solidarity and readiness in the region.   Task Unit 02 presently consists of the Canadian frigate HMCS TORONTO and the Spanish frigate ESPS ALMIRANTE JUAN DE BORBON. […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On November 14, 2014, six crew members of HMCS Toronto, Lieutenant (Navy) Samuel Gaudreault, Lieutenant (Navy) Daniel Willis, Master Corporal Shirley Jardine, Leading Seaman Jean-Francois Martineau, Corporal Jo Boivin and Able Seaman Chris Richards, responded to a fire and assisted in the evacuation of a building in Antalya, Turkey, during a port visit. The crew […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Canadian Ship HMCS Regina departed Esquimalt on Monday, January 6th to join Operation ARTEMIS. Operation ARTEMIS represents Canadian participation in maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea, which demonstrates the country’s solidarity with its allies in working together to ensure peace and security of the greater Middle East region. The ship will replace […]

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

    There were main guns blazing through foggy forenoons, ships charging in synchronized patterns and formations, and helicopters and submarines above and beneath the Mediterranean’s surface swells from October 13 to 26, as Canadian Navy’s HMCS Toronto participated in Exercise Noble Justification. Toronto is currently deployed on Operation Reassurance. Exercises such as this provide crucial opportunities […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Navy to Recommission Three Submarines by 2014 Three nuclear submarines of the Russian Navy currently under maintenance will be recommissioned by 2014, a Navy spokesman told journalists. The K-410 Smolensk cruise missile submarine, which is undergoing repairs since 2011, will resume its service in the Northern Fleet, the spokesman said. Russian Navy to Deploy […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s top admiral will present a U.S. Navy unit award to a Canadian warship Feb. 20. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert is to present the U.S. Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) on Feb. 20 to HMCS Toronto (FFH 333) of the Royal Canadian Navy in Halifax, Nova Scotia. U.S. Ambassador […]

  • 3 April 2013

    The Australian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) has seized a record heroin haul during a boarding on Friday, 29 March 2013. Law enforcement agencies confirm the half a tonne of heroin has an estimated street value at $100 million AUD. According to law enforcement agencies, the 500kg haul is one of the largest heroin […]

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

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) resumed exercises in support of NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR (OAE) this week.   SNMG2 currently consists of USS LEYTE GULF (CG 55), TCG KEMALREIS (F 247), FGS NIEDERSACHSEN (F 208), HMCS TORONTO (FFH 333) and ESPS ALMIRANTE JUAN DE BORBON (F-102). “Participation in OAE is important not only […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Ville de Québec returned to Halifax on Monday, completing a six-month deployment with Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). During the frigate’s deployment in European waters, an embarked CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter completed its first operational deployment. “The deployment of HMCS Ville de Québec on operation Reassurance marked an important […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Government of Canada announced yesterday that it will continue its commitment to maritime security and counter-terrorism in the Arabian Sea region by extending Canada’s contribution to Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) until April 2015. The continued presence of military assets in the Arabian Sea region gives Canada and 28 other contributing nations the flexibility […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    HMCS Regina, the fifth and final frigate on the west coast to complete its modernization by Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards, has been returned to the Royal Canadian Navy. The Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension (HCM/FELEX) refit project is providing upgrades for Canada’s fleet of 12 Halifax-class frigates to meet 21st century threats. The modernization of this fleet includes […]