Royal Canadian Navy

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HMCS CAL 08 Apr21

HMCS Calgary begins rotation on Op ARTEMIS

On April 15, 2021, HMCS Calgary began its participation in Op ARTEMIS, where it is working with Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 to combat smuggling operations that primarily fund terrorist […]

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RCN Naval Diplomacy

José Cañadas Méndez, 25 April 2021 In March 2021 the Naval Association of Canada (NAC) issued a new Niobe paper. The subject this time is “The Royal Canadian Navy and […]

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Busy Navy

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 15 April 2021 As we all hunker down at home waiting for the world to open up again, the RCN has already had a busy year! HMCS […]

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RCN Task Groups

Naval Association of Canada, 22 March 2021 There is a need for the RCN to be able to operate both with allies and alone as required. This is where the […]

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Brace for Impact!

David Dunlop, 19 February 2021 The Auditor General of Canada will produce a report on the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). DND officials are getting ready for what they think could […]

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HMCS HFX 2020 - Op Reassurance

HMCS Halifax departs for Op REASSURANCE

RCN Public Affairs, 04 January 2021. HMCS Halifax departed its namesake city New Year’s Day to participate in a six-month rotation on Operation REASSURANCE in a quieter-than-normal departure ceremony due […]

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Vice-Admiral Craig Baines

Vice-Admiral Craig Baines’ Flag Hoist Signal

RCN Public Affairs, 13 January 2021. As I today assume command from Vice-Admiral McDonald, I would like to recognize the significant leadership that my shipmate has provided to the Royal […]

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CSC lifecycle cost

CSC Life-Cycle Costs Under Scrutiny

Dan Middlemiss, 25 December 2020. Murray Brewster reported on 23 December that an independent analysis reveals that the total life-cycle costs of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) have risen to […]

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Naval Boarding Parties

The Royal Canadian Navy follows Canadian government support for international maritime law, and this means that RCN ships often participate in operations that involve countering malign behaviour at sea. People […]

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