Canadian Armed Forces

Learn about Canadian Armed Forces and their equipment, operations and exercises. Remember those who served and learn about Canada’s military history. Find a job with the Forces.


Services and information

Canadian Armed Forces jobs

Browse jobs with the Forces. Find out about career options, pay and benefits. Talk to an advisor near you.

Military history

Past wars and operations, military heritage, remembrance, medals and monuments.

Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

Funded programs for ages 12 to 18 that teach valuable life skills through fun and rewarding activities.

Defence equipment

The equipment used by the Forces, such as aircraft, ships, vehicles and weapons. Learn about plans to buy new equipment.

Military operations and exercises

Canadian Armed Forces operations and exercises that take place in Canada and around the world.

Showcasing the Forces

Connect with the Forces through aerial displays, art, music and community engagement.

Military universities, schools and training establishments

Find programs at the Canadian Defence Academy (CDA) institutions, and other Canadian Forces schools and training centres.

Ranks, badges and manuals

Military ranks and insignia. Official dress, drill and heritage manuals.

Bases and infrastructure

Bases and support units for Canadian Armed Forces members across Canada and in Europe. Infrastructure projects.


The Canadian military orders, decorations, awards and medals.

Services and benefits for the military

Services and benefits offered to members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families.

Defence science and technology

Science and technology that provides the Canadian Armed Forces with a tactical and strategic edge.

What we are doing


Canada’s Defence Policy

Discover how the new Defence Policy will shape Canada’s role in the world.

Mental health resources for the Forces

Two outstretched hands in uniform reaching towards each other.

Mental Health resources for Forces members and their families.

Operation IMPACT

Working with coalition members to promote security and stability in Iraq.

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