Military exercises

Exercises provide members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) with the opportunity to practice and develop new skills in a controlled learning environment. In Canada and around the world, CAF members are exposed to a variety of conditions that challenge and test their skills to ensure readiness for future operations.

Canadian Armed Forces members from 5e Ambulance de campagne conduct simulated casualty care during Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE, in Fremo, Norway on October 30, 2018.

Canadian Army exercises and operations

The Canadian Army conducts numerous exercises each year to ensure our soldiers are always ready for future operations.

A civilian member of the Top Aces ground crew performs a check on a Dornier Alpha Jet prior to take off during Exercise MAPLE FLAG 51 at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta on June 18, 2018.

Royal Canadian Air Force exercises

Exercises are structured scenarios that give the Royal Canadian Air Force personnel and leaders the opportunity to sharpen their skills and test new tactics.

Joint Military Exercises

Exercises provide Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members an opportunity to develop new skills and practice them in a controlled learning environment. Throughout Canada and the world, CAF members are challenged with a variety of conditions to test their abilities and to ensure readiness for a wide spectrum of current and future operations.

“Readiness” is defined as having the resources and funding needed to maintain equipment, to conduct training and to prepare individuals and units for operations.

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