Does anyone know of a possible EX coming up in Norway? Didn't know we had people there.
Eye In The Sky said:
Eye In The Sky said:Copy that, but it wasn't in jest. Just trying to toe the line of info avail at the sight below with "things known thru work means".
Pwegman said:Yes ,there's an exercise in Norway goin from October to November . Its an interoperability exercice with a few country of the Nato. You can get alot of information if you google Trident Juncture 18.
I know that because im goin there for the exercise and im leaving in about 2 weeks from Valcartier.
Trident Juncture 18: NATO’s Norwegian Exercise
Image credit: Matthew Fisher
...Canada’s robust presence here has barely been mentioned by anyone in Ottawa. With 2,000 troops forward deployed, this has been by far the biggest, most complex military operation for the Canadian Forces since the Afghan combat mission ended seven years ago. It is a throwback to the ’70s and ’80s when NATO tasked a brigade from Canada with coming to Norway’s aid at a time of war.
At a cost of $28 million, Canada has sent the fourth largest national contingent to Norway. As well as warships, it has contributed eight CF-18 Hornets, an aerial refuelling tanker, a spy plane and a ground combat element built around 3rd Battalion, the Royal 22nd Regiment...
Matthew Fisher is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. He was born in northwestern Ontario and raised there and in the Ottawa Valley. He has lived and worked abroad for 34 years as a foreign correspondent for the Globe and Mail, Sun Media and Postmedia. Assignments have taken him to 171 countries. An eyewitness to 19 conflicts including Somalia, the Rwandan genocide, Chechnya, the Balkan Wars, Israel in Gaza and Lebanon, the two Gulf Wars and Afghanistan, Matthew was appointed as the first Bill Graham Centre/Massey College Resident Visiting Scholar in Foreign and Defence Policy in 2018.
MarkOttawa said:At a cost of $28 million, Canada has sent the fourth largest national contingent to Norway. As well as warships, it has contributed eight CF-18 Hornets, an aerial refuelling tanker, a spy plane and a ground combat element built around 3rd Battalion, the Royal 22nd Regiment...
Underway said:We have a SPY PLANE? Must be so super secret no one knows about it.
MarkOttawa said:Matthew Fisher, now CGAI Fellow amongst other things (no longer with Postmedia), on Trident Juncture 2018:
It could be one of the Beechcraft King Air B200, which have been adapted for ELINT/SIGINT.Underway said:We have a SPY PLANE?