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National Post

Navy deals with battery problems on HMCS Chicoutimi | National Post
National Post
The Royal Canadian Navy is dealing with battery issues on HMCS Chicoutimi. In mid-May, sources told Defence Watch that HMCS Chicoutimi went out to sea ...

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Times Colonist

New commander, region's '14th mayor,' takes the helm at base
Times Colonist
Navy Capt. Jason Boyd, left, took over from Commodore Steve Waddell as commanding officer of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

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The Vanguard

Run for the Wish HMCS Halifax crewmembers reach Yarmouth
The Vanguard
YARMOUTH - Supper was served to guests that included 12 tired Run for the Wish crewmembers from HMCS Halifax on June 20 at the Yarmouth Legion. Advertisement. It was a soaker of a run from Digby to Yarmouth. Lieut. Taryn McGillis described it as ...

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Comox Valley Record

HMCS Quadra forcemain work stopped for the summer
Comox Valley Record
That will avoid conflicts with the HMCS Quadra sea cadets, and the busy season in Goose Spit Park. As well, the pump station retrofit, part of the project, had been scheduled for the fall and thus remobilization costs from the contractor are minimal ...


Victoria Lookout

Warship celebrates Canada 150 in an unusual way
Victoria Lookout
In the case of HMCS Ottawa, the answer would be with a specially created “Canada 150” screen, being used by the ship during Poseidon Cutlass 17, while conducting exercises with other navies in the region – part of Canada's strategic involvement in the ...


National Post

Sailors complain they're not getting tax relief promised by the Liberals
National Post
Japanese Ship SAZANAMI sails ahead of HMCS WINNIPEG as she fires her main gun as part of a live fire exercise as part of a multinational training exercise with Japan, Australia, and Canada during POSEIDON CUTLASS on June 9, 2017. Photo: Cpl Carbe ...

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Stripes Korea

USS Dewey to visit Jeju Republic of Korea
Stripes Korea
JEJU-DO, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) is scheduled to arrive in Jeju-do, Republic of Korea (ROK) on June 20, 2017. Dewey will join Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates HMCS ...


The Chosun Ilbo

Korea, US, Canada to Stage Military Drills Near Jeju
The Chosun Ilbo
The Navy will hold joint drills with the U.S. and Canada in waters near Jeju on June 23-25, a spokesman said Monday. Korea will mobilize five warships including the Aegis destroyer Yulgok Yi Yi, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, and Lynx maritime ...

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Victoria Lookout

New milestone met by HMCS Ottawa
Victoria Lookout
HMCS Ottawa achieved another milestone after successfully completing a layered missile engagement against a Hammerhead target while deployed on Poseidon Cutlass 17-1. After many weeks of training, the exercise concluded with the launch of an ...


Stars and Stripes

Guided-missile destroyer Dewey to visit S. Korean island ahead of joint war games
Stars and Stripes
SEOUL, South Korea — A guided-missile destroyer will make a port call to the South Korean island of Jeju on Tuesday ahead of joint maritime exercises, the Navy said, amid rising tensions with the North. The USS Dewey sails to the island off the ...

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National Post

Navy deals with battery problems on HMCS Chicoutimi | National Post
National Post
The Royal Canadian Navy is dealing with battery issues on HMCS Chicoutimi. In mid-May, sources told Defence Watch that HMCS Chicoutimi went out to sea ...

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iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Navy encouraging members to attend Pride events — in uniform
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
The Duke of Cambridge inspects an honour guard of members of the Royal Canadian Navy in front of the Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C., on Saturday, September 24, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward ...

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Stripes Korea

USS Dewey to visit Jeju Republic of Korea
Stripes Korea
JEJU-DO, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) is scheduled to arrive in Jeju-do, Republic of Korea (ROK) on June 20, 2017. Dewey will join Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates HMCS ...


Victoria Lookout

New milestone met by HMCS Ottawa
Victoria Lookout
Conducted off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, a first for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the trial demonstrated the capabilities of the ESSM when used in Surface-to-Air in Surface-to-Surface (SASS) Mode against a small boat attack, as might be experienced ...


Sputnik International

US Guided-Missile Destroyer Dewey to Make Port Call in South Korea - US Navy
Sputnik International
"Dewey is going to Jeju as part of a routine port visit prior to a scheduled exercise with the ROKN [Republic of Korea Navy] and Royal Canadian Navy," the release stated. USS Dewey is on patrol with the US Seventh Fleet. The Seventh Fleet's area of ...

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Outside the Beltway

OTB Caption Contest Winners
Outside the Beltway
CSK – The Peeps Candy Co. was pleased to provide the new mascot for the Canadian navy. Aelio – Still wary of the Trojan Bush, America took a chance on the Trojan Quack. Moosebreath – No, I said Trump thinks he has the biggest d!ck, not the biggest ...


Victoria Lookout

HMCS Ottawa visits Shanghai
Victoria Lookout
However, it was the first Royal Canadian Navy ship deployed on Poseidon Cutlass, an operation designed to provide opportunities to conduct diplomatic engagements to other countries in support of Government of Canada objectives. The next afternoon ...


Kraken Sonar and Atlas Elektronik sign new teaming agreement
Naval Technology
Canadian company Kraken Sonar Systems has signed a teaming agreement with international defence contractor Atlas Elektronik to provide the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) with the optimal solution for its Remote Mine Disposal System (RMDS). In addition ...

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Donald Thaddeus Dnistransky
Thompson Citizen
Don had an adventurous life, spending his early years on the farm, a few years with the Royal Canadian Navy followed by a move to Thompson Manitoba to start his life at INCO in 1961. He settled in the North where he remained until he retired at age 57.


Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Liberals to spend nearly $2.5B to keep used subs sailing past 2030
Philippine Canadian Inquirer
FILE: Her Majesty's Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Corner Brook during advanced submarine officer training in the vicinity of Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island. (Photo by Jacek Szymanski/Royal Canadian Navy). OTTAWA—The Trudeau ...

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