5 Wing Goose Bay

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"SULIAKAKATIGeJUT" Means "Working Together" in Inuktitut.

5 Wing Goose Bay is a vibrant base that conducts and supports a wide variety of operations including both joint and combined training. Located in Labrador, on the northeast coast of Canada, its strategic location helps the Canadian Armed Forces and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to protect North American airspace.

5 Wing’s primary mission is to support NORAD operations for the projection of air power on the north and northeast coasts of Canada.

5 Wing supports military training for the Canadian Armed Forces, the Allies and NORAD. It provides effective training facilities, adaptable infrastructures and a unique, austere and challenging training.

5 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Goose Bay.

Read about the history of 5 Wing Goose Bay.

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MWO Dave McDowell

Wing news

A man wearing a disruptive pattern camouflage uniform stands holding a flagpole with a flag in one hand and a military rifle in the other.

RCAF member takes “top shot” at military shooting competition

Lieutenant Baron Hordo, a member of the Royal Canadian Force, took home the Queen’s Medal for top Regular Force shooter at the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Competition held in September in Ottawa.
October 5, 2018

A vintage drop-wing single-engine aircraft flies in front of trees, with a flag in the foreground.

Heroes of the Battle of Britain remembered

The 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was marked on September 16, 2018, with a national ceremony in Gatineau, Québec.
October 1, 2018

A  man wearing a military uniform speaks with other personnel wearing military uniforms who are standing in rows.

RCAF marks the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

The Royal Canadian Air Force marked the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on September 16 with a ceremony held at the Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport in Gatineau, Quebec. Royal Canadian Air Force personnel, Veterans, and Royal Canadian Air Cadets, accompanied by the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces, paraded to commemorate Canadian and Allied sacrifices made during the pivotal Second World War battle that took place over southeastern Great Britain and the English Channel.
September 16, 2018

A small single-propeller fighter aircraft rests on grass.

In praise of the Hurricane

In the epic battle of summer 1940 over British skies, much praise was heaped on the “Few”—deservedly so—and the sleek, all-metal Spitfire fighter which was credited with defeating the mighty Luftwaffe. But, wait a minute! What was that other aircraft doing shooting all those bombers down during the Battle of Britain? It was the slower, more maneuverable and steadier gun platform: the Hawker Hurricane.
September 14, 2018

A man wearing a disruptive pattern uniform and a headset sits at a computer with two screens in a darkened room.

Military aerospace control community shines at G7 Summit in Charlevoix

Airspace is more than a simple “area of atmosphere.” As part of a nation’s sovereign territory, access can be restricted, as was the airspace around Charlevoix, Québec, during the G7 Summit held June 8–9, 2018.
September 12, 2018

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Contact Information

5 Wing Public Affairs officer
5 Wing Goose Bay
PO Box 7002, Station A
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador A0P 1S0

5 Wing Public Affairs Officer

Telephone: (709) 896-6928
Facsimile: (709) 896-6997

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