9 Jul – The Canadian Forces 2016 CF-18 Demonstration aircraft performs at the Yellowknife Airport during the Yellowknife International Airshow.
A Canadian-owned company involved in controversial sales of armoured vehicles in South Sudan and Libya has broken its silence. The Streit Group, which has sales offices and factories around the globe, has been criticized by two separate United Nations panels for its business dealings in the war-ravaged African nations.
Operation NANOOK 2016, Canada’s annual northern sovereignty operation, began yesterday and will occur in three locations across the North. Approximately 850 military and civilian participants will take part in the operation, which this year will focus on interagency operations with federal and territorial agencies in Yukon.
The first six Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) arrived at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown on Friday, August 12. Starting next week, the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown will start the first iteration of training on the new vehicle.
Police have found a body believed to be that of 19-year-old Cape Breton soldier Pte. Andrew Fitzgerald. Around 3:45 p.m. ET Thursday, members of the Ontario Provincial Police underwater team found a body near the water treatment facility on the eastern shore of Owen Sound Harbour.
A new analysis says an NDP proposal to boost pension benefits for families of deceased Canadian Forces and RCMP veterans could cost more than $6 billion.
As expected, ISIL has ramped up its propaganda campaign against Canada following last week’s police killing of Aaron Driver, an ISIL supporter in Strathroy, Ont. who was allegedly in the final stages of planning a bomb attack.
The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed on 16 August that Russian Air Force Tu-22M3 long-range bombers and Su-34 strike aircraft have flown a mission over Syria from Iran's Hamadan Air Base.
Ten members of the 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group are presently cross-training with their Australian counterparts in Darwin, Australia, during the third iteration of Exercise SOUTHERN CROSS. This exercise, which will end on August 26, 2016, provides a significant opportunity to continue growing the valuable international relationship between the Canadian Army and the Australian Defence Force.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today concluded his visit to Africa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), marking the end of a week-long visit to five countries where he has been meeting with African partners as part of a fact-finding trip to inform Canadas re-engagement in peace operations
The Liberal government has asked the Mounties to look into a UN report that found a Canadian-owned company shipped dozens of armoured personnel carriers into the chaos of Libya, possibly in violation of an arms embargo.
CTV News has learned that Canadian-backed Kurdish forces have spent the past 48 hours clearing the way to take back Mosul, the last major stronghold of ISIS and its de facto capital in Iraq.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems successfully executed a missile tracking test as part of the Pacific Dragon exercise off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii.
World powers urged Russia and Ukraine to refrain from ratcheting up a confrontation over Crimea as President Vladimir Putin bolstered the disputed peninsula’s military with some of his army’s most advanced air-defence missile systems.
The Russian army can outgun British troops on the battlefield following military advances by the Kremlin, a leaked report suggests. The assessment by the British Army's warfare branch, seen by The Times newspaper, warned that Russian weapons, including rocket launchers and air defence systems, were more powerful than their British equivalents
The Canadian Army says the 5th Canadian Division has received the first Textron TAPV (Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle) at Gagetown, NB. The six vehicles will be used to train operators and maintainers.
Canada’s military is gearing up for a busy period of overseas deployments but the big task of ferrying troops and supplies to these dispersed missions could stretch defence resources thin, experts say.
Police are asking for the public’s help to find a soldier missing from the 4th Canadian Training Centre Meaford who was last seen early Saturday morning in Owen Sound.
The RCN is deploying two ships to Arctic waters this summer. HMCS Shawinigan and Moncton departed from their home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, today to conduct sovereignty and surveillance patrols as part of Operations Qimmiq and Nanook 2016.
The new-age fighter jet once poised to replace Canada's aging CF-18 fleet, but whose ballooning price tag and controversial selection process threw its purchase into doubt, has made its inaugural visit to Canada. A pair of F-35 stealth fighters roared into British Columbia on Thursday in preparation for the annual Abbotsford International Airshow.
Pro-government Libyan militias backed by American air power said Wednesday that they had seized the Islamic State’s last stronghold in the country, in the seaside city of Surt. They claim to have taken the heavily-fortified Ouagadougou Center, which the IS had used as its headquarters.
After being sidelined in late July for engine problems and other technical issues, VAdm Ron Lloyd told Postmedia that HMCS Athabaskan, Canada's last remaining warship, will likely be taken out of service this coming spring.
“I thought the government would be a great place if I could only get my foot in the door. I never dreamed I wouldn’t get paid,” said a cook at the Connaught Range mess in Ottawa who had to quit his DND "job" after two months of not being paid.
Canada’s only fully operational submarine returned to its Halifax port Tuesday after completing a voyage to Scandinavian waters on its second attempt. HMCS Windsor spent about 53 days at sea for a NATO exercise off Norway dubbed “Dynamic Mongoose.”
A Canadian-owned company may have engaged in some dodgy documentation in order to sell dozens of armoured vehicles to the military in war-torn South Sudan. The Streit Group exported 173 Cougar and Typhoon armoured troop carriers to South Sudan in 2014, in a deal recently criticised by a United Nations panel that's monitoring weapons sanctions against individuals in the central African nation.
A Canadian warship deployed at sea on a NATO mission has been hit by an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease. Some 20 sailors aboard HMCS Charlottetown came down with the contagious disease in recent days, which can cause painful sores and lesions on the tongue and gums as well as on hands and feet.
Retired Canadian diplomat Ferry de Kerckhove talks to The House about potential consequences of the failed coup in Turkey.
It can be easy to overlook how revolutionary a vertical lift aircraft that can operate at supersonic speeds actually is.