The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and their families have the support they need, including safe and modern facilities in which to live, work and train.
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have been a significant threat to Canadian forces deployed on operations. Simulation training opportunities are critical to teaching explosive ordnance disposal specialists to successfully manage these devices.
The Polar Epsilon 2 project is part of a 'whole-of-government' effort to maintain and expand Canada's access to a domestic source of space-based Earth observation data.This project will provide mission continuity and deliver advanced capabilities beyond those delivered by the previous Polar Epsilon project.
Exercise MAPLE FLAG will take place at 4 Wing Cold Lake between May 30 and June 24, 2016 and aims to prepare both Canadian and international aircrew, maintenance and support personnel for the rigours of operations in the modern aerial battlespace.
The Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) is a federally-funded program with a mandate to strengthen Canada's ability to anticipate, prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters, serious accidents, crime, and terrorism through the convergence of science and technology (S&T) with the policy, operations, and intelligence functions.
In 2008, Commander Land Force Doctrine and Training System (LFDTS) convened a Board of Inquiry (BOI) to investigate the allegations of assault of a civilian by Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF) during the Canadian Armed Force (CAF) deployment in Kandahar Province in late 2006 and early 2007.