May 13, 2013 - News Releases
Royal Canadian Air Force Begins TigerEx 2013
Search and Rescue technicians, aircrew, maintainers, and other support personnel from 8 Wing Trenton today began an annual search and rescue exercise in Churchill, Manitoba, which will run from May 13-17...
Mar. 4, 2013 - News Releases
Minister MacKay introduces Canadian Armed Forces minimum physical fitness standard
The Honourable Peter MacKay today announced an updated approach to military fitness, officially called the Fitness for Operational Requirement for Canadian Armed Forces Employment program...
Jan. 24, 2013 - News Releases
Ministers MacKay and Baird announce extension of C-17 mission
Today, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird extended Canada's assistance to France until Feb. 15...
Oct. 22, 2012 - News Releases
DND considers fighter options
Re - Canadian Press article entitled ''RCAF yet to be ordered to look at aircraft options other than F-35." The information shared with the reporter is incorrect. Work continues on the evaluation of options...
Oct. 3, 2012 - News Releases
LGen Charlie Bouchard invested as officer of the Order of Canada
Governor General David Johnston has invested Lieutenant-General Charlie Bouchard, O.C., C.M.M., M.S.C., C.D. (Ret’d), as an officer of the Order of Canada last Friday at Rideau Hall in Ottawa...
Sept. 27, 2012 - News Releases
Lieutenant-General Blondin assumes Command of the Royal Canadian Air Force
Command of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) officially changed hands at a ceremony held today at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa...
Sept. 17, 2012 - News Releases
SAREX 2012 Launches in Val-d'Or, Quebec
The Canadian Forces launched its annual national Search and Rescue exercise (SAREX) in Val-d'Or, Quebec yesterday. The exercise will continue until September 22...
Sept. 13, 2012 - News Releases
Thunderbirds dedicate new Air Mobility Training Centre in honour of their first Commanding Officer
Mr. Chris Alexander joined the men and women of 426 Transport Training Squadron today in dedicating the new Air Mobility Training Centre in honour of former Wing Commander Sedley S. Blanchard...
Sept. 7, 2012 - News Releases
New Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division
Major-General Pierre St-Amand today assumed command of 1 Canadian Air Division from Lieutenant-General Alain Parent at a formal ceremony held at 17 Wing, Winnipeg, Man...
July 19, 2012 - News Releases
Injured hiker medevaced from Nootka Trail
An injured hiker was medevaced from the Nootka Trail in British Columbia by members of the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force on Tuesday night, July 17...
July 18, 2012 - News Releases
Air Force takes to the skies in Northern Canada
The Royal Canadian Air Force will conduct Operation Northern Reach in several of Canada’s Northern communities from July 12 to 26, 2012 and in the Yukon, specifically, from July 21 to 25...
June 15, 2012 - News Releases
Canadian Forces members to receive International Award for Bravery
Three Canadian Forces Search and Rescue technicians will receive the International Maritime Organization Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea, at a ceremony to be held in London, U.K., on November 26, 2012...
June 8, 2012 - News Releases
Northern Alberta skies roar to life with Maple Flag 2012
The pilots, crews and aircraft of several nations are flying alongside members of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in an international live-fly military exercise hosted by 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta., throughout the month of June...
May 22, 2012 - News Releases
Parliamentary Secretary Chris Alexander marks the construction of 8 Wing’s new fire hall
Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, marked the construction of 8 Wing’s new fire hall during a sod-turning ceremony today in Trenton, Ontario...
May 22, 2012 - News Releases
Government of Canada Invests in Canadian Forces and Industry in Burlington
L-3 WESCAM of Burlington, Ontario, has been awarded a contract worth up to $10 million for the repair and overhaul of surveillance sensors on the CF’s fleet of CH-146 Griffon helicopters...