NEWS BRIEFS: INTERNATIONAL
14 January 2016
Some observers of the contract to provide Fixed-wing Search and Rescue planes were surprised to learn that Lockheed Martin has bowed out of the competition.
11 January 2016
Throughout January, the first group of approximately 200 Canadian Army soldiers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, based in Valcartier, Quebec, will be deploying to Ukraine for Operation UNIFIER.
5 January 2016
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton deployed today on Operation REASSURANCE to join Standing NATO Maritime Forces in the Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO’s assurance measures, promoting security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe.
18 December 2015
The last Canadian Armed Forces assets assigned to OP CARIBBE in 2015, HMC Ships Brandon and Whitehorse arrived home yesterday, concluding a very successful year as part of Canadian joint operational deployments.
18 December 2015   (FrontLine News)
The Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, issued a statement yesterday about Canadian Special Operations Forces assistance to Kurdish Security Forces in response to a coordinated attack by ISIL forces in Northern Iraq.
9 December 2015
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters (LUH SOF) to the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr). The helicopters will be used by the Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), the German Army’s Special Forces, in Laupheim.
9 December 2015
Seven Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel begin Operation ARTEMIS this week as part of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) in Bahrain.
9 December 2015
Her Majesty's Canadian Ships (HMC Ships) Brandon and Whitehorse recently concluded their participation in Operation Caribbe 2015 with a substantial contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
8 December 2015
If Paris changed France, San Bernardino changes America. The shock and gravity has been so great that it occasioned a speech from the Oval Office
1 December 2015
OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce that the company has been selected by Saab to deliver Tactical Dived Navigation Systems (TDNS) for the Royal Swedish Navy’s two new A26 submarines.
1 December 2015
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan yesterday wrapped up a successful visit to Kuwait where he met with Canadian Armed Forces personnel currently deployed in the region as part of Canada’s contribution to the multinational Coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
21 November 2015
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced this week that Canadian Major-General Denis Thompson will continue to serve as Force Commander for the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) for an additional year, until March 2017. He assumed command of the MFO in March 2014.

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