National Defence

The Department of National Defence supports the Canadian Armed Forces who serve on the sea, on land, and in the air with the NavyArmyAir Force and Special Forces to defend Canadians’ interests at home and abroad.

Find a job in the Forces

Services and information

Canadian Armed Forces jobs

Available jobs, recruiters near you, pay, benefits, paid education

Canadian Armed Forces

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Services and benefits for the military

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Military history

Past wars and operations, military heritage, remembrance

Defence equipment purchases and upgrades

Aircraft, weapons, ships, vehicles, equipment purchases and upgrades

Universities and training establishments

Royal Military Colleges, Canadian Forces College, military schools

Bases and infrastructure

Infrastructure projects, upgrades and maintenance, bases and support units

Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

How to join, what they do, find a squadron, corps or patrol

Military operations and exercises

Operations, exercises, allies and partners