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Petty Officer Second Class Kyle Medwid and Sailor First Class Sarah Sundac, members of HMCS Edmonton, salute while Canada's national anthem plays.

HMCS Edmonton combines business with fun during Operation Caribbe

Capt Chelsea Dubeau, MARPAC PAO — HMCS Edmonton conducted multi-day maritime exercises while deployed on Operation (Op) Carribe in March as part of the North American Maritime Security Initiative (NAMSI). The exercises included a coordinated interdiction exercise involving ships, aircraft and personnel from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Mexican Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast […]

HMCS Edmonton

HMCS Edmonton deploys for Op Caribbe

MARPAC — His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Edmonton deployed on Feb. 13 from its home port of Esquimalt, British Columbia, to conduct drug interdiction on Operation Caribbe. “We continue to strengthen our international relationships and demonstrate Canada’s commitment to address security challenges in the Americas. HMCS Edmonton is proud to be a part of Operation Caribbe […]

Putting the ‘why’ to the ‘how’: COPS II

Putting the ‘why’ to the ‘how’: COPS II

Kate Bandura, Lookout Editor — What measures should a Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel (MCDV) crew put up to deter a potential attack from pirates? This is the type of simulated operations seven Naval Reservists from Quebec trained in during a specialized course using the Naval Bridge Simulator at HMCS Venture last December. “This course is teaching potential […]

ships in harbour

Ships return from Op Caribbe

HMC Ships Brandon and Whitehorse return to Esquimalt Harbour from Operation Caribbe on  Dec. 17.

family at navy ship yard

Ships home for the holidays

DND – The last Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) assets, HMC Ships Brandon and Whitehorse arrived home last Thursday, concluding a successful year for the CAF on Operation Caribbe. Canada’s 2015 annual contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean – Operation Martillo – saw CAF assets and […]

Supervising a landing

Supervising a landing

The Helicopter Air Detachment Chief supervises the landing of a CH-124 Sea King helicopter on the flight deck of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship WINNIPEG during Operation CARIBBE on June 24, 2015.

Whitehorse and Nanaimo return home

Whitehorse and Nanaimo return home

After a five week deployment on Operation Caribbe, in which HMCS Whitehorse and HMCS Nanaimo assisted in seizing a combined six metric tons of cocaine, the two ships arrived home last Wednesday to a crowd of cheering families and loved ones. The ships sailed past Duntze Head for the traditional salute while the Naden Band […]