Search results for: Yellowknife

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  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities

    After departing for coastal patrol on May 22, the Canadian Navy vessel Yellowknife took part in an exercise with Unites States Coast Guard Helicopter. The vessel and the helicopter conducted Hoist Ex during a Maritime Security Patrol on May 27, 2015. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Saskatoon and Yellowknife left Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Canadian maritime-focused operation Nunakput 2016 ends today in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories after two weeks of maritime patrols and training opportunities that began on July 5. The patrols and training centred around members of 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, as well as search and rescue (SAR) exercises that involved Canadian Armed Forces members, various governmental departments […]

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

    More than 500 sailors from Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Calgary, Winnipeg, Brandon and Yellowknife have departed from their home port of Esquimalt, B.C., to take part in operations and exercises off the coast of Southern California. Supported by two CH-124 Sea King helicopters from 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron, the ships will participate in a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Honourable Jason Kenney, Canadian Minister of National Defence, was on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Calgary during exercise TRIDENT FURY on May 10th to witness Canadian military interaction in the Pacific Ocean with the United States Navy and Coast Guard. Minister Kenney boarded a Sea King Helicopter in Vancouver and landed on board […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities

    Several of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships from the Royal Canadian Navy’s Pacific Fleet were “dressed overall” from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, February 15, to commemorate National Flag of Canada Day, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The official ceremony inaugurating the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Forty members of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCC) Fraser received a first-hand experience of naval life and operations during a visit to Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt on May 20, 2014.   The corps was accompanied throughout the day by members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and shown a variety of units […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Seven Canadian and American naval vessels sailed from Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt yesterday to participate in Exercise TRIDENT FURY, a biennial multinational exercise that takes place off the coast of Vancouver Island from May 4-15. Exercise TRIDENT FURY is a naval exercise organized by Maritime Forces Pacific in Esquimalt, British Columbia. The exercise will test air […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Canada will be taking part in the United States Navy-led Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) with four warships, several aircraft and more than 1,500 Canadian sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen. More specifically, a maritime component comprised of four ships: HMCS Calgary, HMCS Vancouver, HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife, and an RCN team of clearance divers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard is nearing the mid-way point of its 2018 Arctic operational season, which runs into November. All seven scheduled vessels have been deployed to the Arctic, the last being the CCGS Terry Fox, which departed Montreal on August 27 to conduct icebreaking assistance in the Northwest Passage. The CCGS Amundsen is another […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Canadian Combined Dive Team, made up of 18 members from the Fleet Diving Unit (FDU-A) Atlantic and four Combat divers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group have “broken the ice” in Gascoyne Inlet, Nunavut as part of Operation NUNALIVUT 2014.   “A considerable amount of planning has gone into this operation, we have brought […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Canadian Ship (HMCS) Edmonton, along with a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CP-140 Aurora, assisted the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in seizing more than 1.1 tonnes of cocaine over two days in the eastern Pacific Ocean. During a search of a suspect vessel on Friday, October 25, crew members from HMCS Edmonton and her […]