Oper­a­tion Caribbe 2014 in Full Swing

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HMC Ships Kingston and Glace Bay have joined HMC

Ships Nanaimo and White­horse and a CP-140 Aurora air­craft de­tach­ment on Oper­a­tion CARIBBE, Canada's con­tri­bu­tion to the multi­na­tional cam­paign against il­licit traf­fick­ing in the Amer­i­cas and Caribbean.

The con­cur­rent de­ploy­ment of four ships and an air­craft de­tach­ment marks a first in CAF his­tory in sup­port to Oper­a­tion CARIBBE, Canada's sup­port to Oper­a­tion MAR­TILLO - the multi­na­tional, joint, com­bined, and in­ter­a­gency ef­fort among Western Hemi­sphere and Euro­pean na­tions.

Oper­a­tion CARIBBE demon­strates Canada's com­mit­ment to ad­dress se­cu­rity chal­lenges in the re­gion by deny­ing transna­tional crim­i­nal or­ga­ni­za­tions air and mar­itime ac­cess to the coastal re­gions of Cen­tral Amer­ica.

The main girder of Van­cou­ver Ship­yard’s new 300-tonne Gantry Crane of­fload­ing at Fraser Sur­rey Docks on Satur

day, Fe­bru­ary 15, 2014.

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