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Canadian Forces Maritime Command

The Air Force's quiet war on the Latin American drug cartels

AirForceTimes.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Chris Nowland, commander of the 12th Air Force under Air Combat Command, and of Air Forces Southern. “If you're in the middle of the Caribbean in a go-fast - 40 feet long, four or five 250-horsepower engines - and suddenly a bomber comes out of ...
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Pacific fleet commander says no room for sexual misconduct on navy ships

News1130 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
I'll be as simple as that.” The commanding officer of Maritime Forces Pacific said military investigations of alleged sexual misconduct incidents have increased since the Canadian Armed Forces formed a crisis response centre last year at the Department ...
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Gen. Jonathan Vance predicts busy, uncertain security environment

CBC.ca - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Canadian Armed Forces are also busy protecting the North American continent as part of NORAD, a bilateral U.S.-Canadian command, designed to protect the North American airspace and now also its maritime borders, Vance said. "I expect in the future ...

Make Resolute Bay a Canadian Arctic Security Hub

News Deeply - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Resolute Bay could be used as a base by Canadian Forces, Natural Resources Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as well as by border and intelligence services, argues Pierre LeBlanc.
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Irish officer appointed head of UN mission in Lebanon

Irish Independent - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Major General Beary will command approx 10,598 uniformed personnel from over 40 countries with a land, maritime and air component, including an Irish Infantry Group of 186 personnel, which will increase to 360 in November.
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G7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration

Voltaire Network - ‎May 27, 2016‎
We urge all Libyan parties and security forces to work quickly to implement a unified command in coordination with the GNA and in accordance with the Libyan Political Agreement to fight ISIL/Da'esh.
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G7 Leaders Target China Over South China Sea Aggression; Vietnam Looks To Arms Procurement

International Business Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Meeting in Ise-Shima, Japan, leaders from the U.S., Japan, France, Canada, Germany, Italy and Britain, said it was time for the group to issue a “clear signal” to China over the situation in the South and East China Seas where territorial disputes are ...

ViaSat Small Tactical Terminal Selected for Canada's Department of National Defence's CP-140 Aurora Aircraft

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The RCAF leverages the CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol as a "command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance" (C4ISR) platform.

Jim Hettinger: Commodore Perry, hero of Lake Erie

Battle Creek Enquirer - ‎May 27, 2016‎
But perhaps its greatest maritime hero played out his historical role on the Great Lakes. When one considers ... Distinguished Michigan historians, Harlan Hatcher and Erich A. Walter wrote in “A Pictorial History of the Great Lakes”: “This was the end ...
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How Abu Sayyaf makes a business of beheadings as Islamist terror gang releases 'final message' hostage video

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 20, 2016‎
When a British-Canadian mining consultant was beheaded by an Islamist kidnap gang in the southern Philippines, the country's leaders pledged to unleash the full might of the military to “neutralise” the Abu Sayyaf militia. But in the weeks ... Credit ...
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South China Sea tensions could overshadow G7 meet

The BRICS Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
But Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunyin questioned whether Obama referred to freedom of navigation under international law for all nations or whether this was a means to guarantee access for American military units. “If the former, of ... It's ...

Base athletes triumph in RCN awards

Victoria Lookout - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The awards were presented by RAdm Gilles Couturier during a ceremony held at the Maritime Forces Pacific/Joint Task Forces Pacific headquarters on the morning of Friday April 29.

Land Power in the Pacific Symposium Kicks Off

DVIDS (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The three-day symposium will provide an opportunity for multiple land forces commanders from the U.S. Army Pacific; U.S.

House adopts launch system spending revisions

SpaceNews - ‎May 19, 2016‎
That command will cover the second half of a six-month stay on the station for Gerst that will begin with a launch in May 2018.

American Power Under Challenge: Masters of Mankind

ISN - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Just keeping to American history, George Washington regarded the common people who formed the militias that he was to command as “an exceedingly dirty and nasty people [evincing] an unaccountable kind of stupidity in the lower class of these people ...

Crete's secret lifeline

Neos Kosmos - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Overwhelmed by Hitler's blitzkrieg on mainland Greece and evacuated by ship to Crete, British and Anzac forces joined Cretan soldiers to defend the island.

New Saudi Frigate Design Details Emerge

USNI News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
In October, the U.S. State department released a notification to Congress for a $11.25 billion foreign military sales case based on the Freedom-class.
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EgyptAir 804 disappearance: What we know

Binghamton Homepage - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Others were from Britain, Belgium, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Chad, Portugal, Algeria and Canada. Three children were among those on board, including two ... "I'm not aware of any sensors that the U.S. military has or deploys -- air or maritime ...
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Frontline Photos: May 16, 2016

Military Times - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Canadian Army Cpl. Brett Finkle, assigned to Canadian Forces Combat Camera, assists U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl.
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Chinese Jets Intercept US Spy Plane Over South China Sea

Town Hall - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Two Chinese fighters have carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military aircraft over the South China Sea, according to the Pentagon.
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