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

    The crew of Canadian Navy’s HMCS Victoria received the Operational Service Medal in recognition of their successful two-and-a-half month deployment on Operation CARIBBE in 2013. This is the first operational medal for HMCS Victoria and the second medal for a submarine while contributing to Op CARIBBE. Rear-Admiral Bill Truelove, Commander Maritime Forces Pacific, presented the […]

  • 3 July 2014
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    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 […]

  • 26 June 2014
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    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 […]

  • 28 January 2016
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    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Summerside departed Halifax, Canada, January 27 to participate in Operation Caribbe 2016. Their participation in the operation will mark the start of Canada’s 10th year of contributions to Op Martillo- the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. HMC Ships Moncton and Summerside are […]

  • 21 April 2016
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    The second pair of Canadian Navy ships to deploy to Operation Caribbe 2016 have returned to their homeport concluding their participation in the international campaign. HMCS Edmonton and Saskatoon made a substantial contribution to the multinational campaign Operation Martillo by seizing or disrupting 3,935 kg of cocaine during their deployment, which began in early March. HMCS Moncton and […]

  • 8 July 2015
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    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 […]

  • 15 February 2016
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    Two Canadian Navy coastal defence vessels, Edmonton and Saskatoon departed Esquimalt, Canada on February 12 to participate in Operation Caribbe 2016. HMC Ships Edmonton and Saskatoon are the second pair of several Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) ships that will participate on Operation Caribbe 2016. Before them, HMCS Moncton and HMCS Summerside headed for Op Caribbe on January 27. […]

  • 28 February 2017
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    Canadian Navy’s coastal defence vessel HMCS Saskatoon has begun patrols in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean in support of a multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations. Deploying under Canada’s operation HMCS Saskatoon is joining operation Martillo (Hammer), a U.S., European, and Western Hemisphere effort targeting illicit trafficking routes in coastal waters along the Central American isthmus. This […]

  • 1 May 2017
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    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 […]

  • 4 June 2014
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    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 […]

  • 11 November 2016
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    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Brandon seized an estimated 700 Kg of cocaine in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard on November 5. The cocaine, worth an estimated $28 million (USD), was recovered from the ocean in international waters off the Pacific Coast of Central America after being jettisoned by suspected smugglers in a panga-style fishing […]

  • 9 December 2015
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    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Brandon and Whitehorse recently concluded their participation in Operation Caribbe 2015, a Canadian organized operation aimed at contributing to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Since leaving their home port of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on October 23, the Royal Canadian Navy ships assisted the U.S. […]

  • 27 February 2015
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    Canadian Navy’s vessels are taking part in Operation CARIBBE 2015. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Nanaimo, Whitehorse, Glace Bay, and Shawinigan are on patrol, working with Western Hemisphere and European partners. Operation CARIBBE is Canada’s participation in the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational organized crime in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean. The operation […]

  • 31 October 2014
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    Canadian Navy’s HMCS Athabaskan returned to her home port of Halifax, N.S. yesterday, after a successful deployment on Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational organized crime in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean. HMCS Athabaskan seamlessly conducted joint operations, supported multiple aircraft patrol sorties and participated in six […]

  • 30 March 2016
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    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 […]

  • 7 October 2016
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    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 […]

  • 12 August 2013

    As part of Operation CARIBBE – Canada’s recurring participation in the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the Western Hemisphere – HMCS Ottawa plays a supporting role in the fight against illicit trafficking in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean. On 10 June 2013, HMCS Ottawa departed from her home port in Esquimalt, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2014
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    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 […]

  • 28 January 2015
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec departed Halifax on July 22 on Operation Caribbe, Canada’s continuing commitment to the multinational effort to suppress illicit narcotics trafficking in the Caribbean Sea. “HMCS Ville de Québec continues our tradition of working in close cooperation with other nations and agencies to confront various threats and challenges […]

  • 19 December 2013

    Canadian ships, HMCS Edmonton and Yellowknife, along with HMC Submarine Victoria, recently completed deployments in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, marking the end of a very successful year for Operation CARIBBE 2013. The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) had tremendous operational success this year combating transnational organized crime off the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Central America, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2015
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    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Whitehorse and Nanaimo returned to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, B.C., after a deployment on Operation Caribbe. The combined efforts of Whitehorse and Nanaimo during this operation aided the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in the interception of more than 5,800 kg of cocaine, while providing a deterring presence in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2014
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    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 […]

  • 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 March 2015
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    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Goose Bay and Shawinigan, in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and in support of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), assisted in seizing more than 1000 kg of cocaine while patrolling in the Caribbean Sea, as part of Operation CARIBBE, on March 1, 2015. Following the initial search of a suspect vessel […]