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The Commander, Royal Canadian Navy, Vice Adm. Ron Llyod, who led the Canadian Naval team, told journalists that the visit was aimed at ... The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Canadian Navy Ships will also participate in the maritime exercise with the Nigerian Navy, United Kingdom and United ...
After a fire and old age forced the Royal Canadian Navy to retire both of its joint supply ships from duty in 2014 and early 2015, sailors were left without a way to refuel while at sea. A lack of supply ships means Canadian vessels either could not participate in missions that would take them offshore for ...

Comisso has served two decades aboard Royal Canadian Navy ships and hopes her journey inspires others. “Seeing is believing. Unless they see someone in uniform, they don't think they can do it. I'm a mom. I've got two little kids, I've got a husband that works, and I do it. I think we're really trying to be ...
Accused Master Seaman Daniel Cooper, right, arrives for his standing court martial case in Halifax on Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017. A court martial for a member of the Royal Canadian Navy accused of sexual assault and ill treatment of a subordinate is expected to reconvene today in Halifax. THE CANADIAN ...
Soon, the Canadian Navy will receive the same capabilities for its mariners. Last week, AeroVironment announced that the Royal Canadian Navy has contracted to acquire an unspecified number of the company's upgraded Puma II AE maritime mini UAVs for deployment aboard RCN Maritime Coastal ...
The gap will get a little smaller Tuesday when the Royal Canadian Navy formally welcomes to the fleet the converted civilian freighter MV Asterix, which will be leased to the government for five years, with a five-year option. Navy commander Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd was set to participate in a ceremony ...

Canada has been without a permanent support ship since 2015, when the navy was forced to retire its existing vessels due to an unexpected fire and corrosion. The gap will get a little smaller Tuesday when the Royal Canadian Navy formally welcomes to the fleet the converted civilian freighter MV Asterix, ...
Against a backdrop of political intrigue, the Royal Canadian Navy officially welcomed its newest vessel to the fleet during a ceremony Tuesday at Her Majesty's Canadian Dockyard in Halifax. The Motor Vessel (MV) Asterix, a former civilian container ship, was extensively reconfigured by Quebec-based ...
On Saturday the Leafs played an outdoor game against the Washington Capitals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. To mark the occasion the team created a jersey with the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) "Ready, Aye, Ready" motto on it.
Tracy Cornforth, who speaks for safety and environment with the Canadian navy, said it would be unusual for the fuel to remain in the water or combine with sediment in the ocean. "You don't find any kind of sheen or slick in the marine environment just due to the nature of the fuel and the fact that it readily ...
The Royal Canadian Navy never received a request for assistance from its southern ally, a spokesperson told Maclean's. But in the spirit of friendship, the Coast Guard gladly stepped in, clearing a pair of desks at its regional headquarters for U.S. officers; offering tips on where to buy food and cooking ...
Royal Canadian Navy personnel wave and salute as 423 Maritime Helicopter Squadron conducts its final flight with CH-124 Sea King helicopters over ... 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron, located at Patricia Bay, British Columbia, will support Royal Canadian Navy operations on both coasts until the Sea ...
Lt(N) Chow, PO2 Shei, PO1 Tin and SLt Wang spoke candidly of their experiences as sailors in the Royal Canadian Navy. Commander Alex Barlow, the ship's captain, rounded out the interviews by speaking of the humanitarian missions that make up much of the navy's work. A highlight of his military ...
In addition to European commitments, the Royal Canadian Navy has deployed a submarine across the Pacific for the first time in 50 years. Despite this tempo of operations, the Armed Forces are often out of sight and out of mind. Indeed, Canada's relationship with its military could be generously described ...
The last time HMCS Chicoutimi crossed an ocean, the boat flooded, caught fire, and a sailor died. Nearly a decade and a half later, the diesel-electric submarine has deployed to Asia — farther from home than any Canadian sub in five decades — on a mission the Canadian military hopes will erase doubts ...
OTTAWA -- A senior naval commander is playing down an account from one of his sailors of a seemingly tense standoff between a Canadian warship and Russian vessels during a recent deployment. The encounter occurred while HMCS Charlottetown was deployed on a six-month operation between ...
The Navy displayed a spirited first game, but came up slightly short on a 1-0 loss to Bermuda. The second game with the Mixed Team and Bermuda drew a 1-1 tie with a win by Bermuda in a shootout overtime win, while the third game had the Mixed team defeated the Navy 5-3. . To top the tournament off, ...

Raytheon Canada will upgrade and support 21 of the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN's) close-in weapon systems (CIWS), Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan announced on 26 January. The RCN currently operates the Raytheon Phalanx Block 1B aboard its Halifax-class frigates. The 20 mm weapon ...
Marine Recycling has received a new contract for the disposal of the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) former Iroquois-class destroyer, HMCS Athabaskan. The deal is valued at $5.74m and has been awarded by Public Services and Procurement Canada. Marine Recycling will be responsible for the towing of ...
Near Cambridge Bay, out on the sea ice, a Canadian Army platoon and Royal Canadian Navy dive team will be supported by members of 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, and, from March 3 to March 17, patrols and diving operations will take place there. Their sea ice camp is expected to host about 120 ...
In the navy: new Windsor co-op program attracting teens to naval reserves. Sharon Hill, Windsor Star. Published on: January 21, 2018 | Last Updated: January 21, 2018 5:39 PM EST. Jacob Lucier, left, and brother Noah have both enrolled in the first co-op program of its kind for the Royal Canadian Navy. The brothers are ...
MV Asterix, a converted civilian container vessel, is seen refueling one of Canada's frigates, HMCS Toronto, in photos tweeted on Tuesday by Rear Admiral Craig Baines, Commander of Canada's East Coast fleet. “They're at sea, carrying out trials as we speak,” said Baines, earlier on Tuesday.
Canadian shipbuilder Davie Shipbuilding announced in late December that it has completed the construction, commissioning and sea-trials of the first Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship, Asterix. The ship was delivered on time, to budget, and most importantly, at an internationally competitive cost. The ship ...
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has completed the development, commissioning and sea-trials of its first Resolve-class naval support ship, Asterix. The vessel was constructed by Canada-based Davie Shipbuilding and delivered to the navy on time, within budget and at an internationally competitive cost, ...
The MV Asterix arrived in Halifax on Wednesday, marking a major milestone in returning independent supply capability to the Royal Canadian Navy. The “interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship,” as described in a news release from the navy, is a civilian container ship that was converted by Davie ...
"We've done this program in record time to fill a gap for the Royal Canadian Navy and we arrived on budget and on time." The Asterix will replace HMCS Preserver and HMCS Protecteur, two supply ships no longer in service. Protecteur was badly damaged in a 2014 fire and was written off while Preserver ...
The Royal Canadian Navy's interim supply ship will arrive in Halifax Wednesday in preparation for sea trials and crew training. The trials for the Motor Vessel (MV) Asterix, as well as training for RCN personnel, will take place in early January. The ship is expected to begin supporting RCN operations ...
The seven-month deployment marks what the Royal Canadian Navy hopes is a turning point in the troubled history of its submarine force, purchased used from the British government in the early 90s. Heralded at the time as a sweetheart deal, the subs faced numerous costly failures over the following years ...
For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Royal Canadian Navy has deployed a submarine to Japan. HMCS Chicoutimi left Esquimalt, B.C., last ...
The Resolve-class interim AOR for the Royal Canadian Navy was floated out at Davie Shipbuilding's yard in Quebec City on 15 October. (Davie ...
Davie Shipbuilding has launched the Royal Canadian Navy's new Resolve-class support ship, which represents the largest naval vessel to be ...
Davie Shipbuilding announced on Monday that Asterix, the new supply ship being leased to the Royal Canadian Navy, has now been ...
Local Shelburne County teens set sail with Royal Canadian Navy ... this summer honing their nautical skills with the Royal Canadian Navy.
In late June, the Royal Canadian Navy confirmed another Defence Watch article that the main battery was being removed from HMCS Victoria ...
The Winnipeg, a Canadian Navy frigate, was bobbing at Pier 15 and, unlike the cruise ships that dock just down the way, it didn't cost $1,000 to ...
... where it underwent an extended maintenance period. HMCS Chicoutimi officially entered service with the Royal Canadian Navy in 2015.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - HMCS WINNIPEG FFH 338: Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996. Location: SF Pier ...
The Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) Halifax-class frigate HMCS Halifax has returned to service after successfully completing its docking work ...
A high-ranking commander of the Canadian Navy has proclaimed the advent of “a new oceanic age” characterized by surging maritime ...
QinetiQ Target Systems has received a new order from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to deliver more than 40 units of Hammerhead ...
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) announced on Tuesday that their fleet's support ships will be named after two of its recently retired ...
Crew members onboard the Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate, HMCS Ottawa wave during the inaugural maritime review along the ...
He was flying an F2H-3 Banshee jet for the Royal Canadian Navy when his aircraft was considered overdue near Mayport Beach, Florida.
The Canadian Navy and his family assumed the worst, though his body was never recovered and substantial debris from his aircraft didn't turn ...
When the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) showed local media its Marine Mammal Mitigation Strategy on Bentinck Island Demolition Range it ...
The Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) Halifax-class frigate HMCS Halifax has returned to service after successfully completing its docking work ...
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - HMCS WINNIPEG FFH 338: Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996. Location: SF Pier ...
The Canadian Navy and his family assumed the worst, though his body was never recovered and substantial debris from his aircraft didn't turn ...
Crew members onboard the Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate, HMCS Ottawa wave during the inaugural maritime review along the ...
He was flying an F2H-3 Banshee jet for the Royal Canadian Navy when his aircraft was considered overdue near Mayport Beach, Florida.


 

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