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By P. Dean McFadden

The jobs, missions, and operations of the Canadian military as outlined via the Canada First Defence technique, are broad and sundry. whereas in most cases allotted between 3 significant roles - protecting Canada, protecting North the United States, Contributing to foreign Peace and protection - in addition they could be summed up by means of one note: multitasking. each send within the fleet, regardless of its fundamental accountability, leaves port with the staff good conscious they're known as upon to modify hats a number of instances earlier than returning domestic - and correctly informed to reply. it's a venture set and frame of mind that levels from legislation enforcement and foreign treaties compliance patrols inside Canadas unique financial quarter at sea to commanding naval joint activity forces within the Persian Gulf or off the coasts of Africa - a few in aid of army operations in Southwest Asia, others to wrestle maritime smuggling and piracy.

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Albans is on the right and USS Gonzales pulls up the rear of the formation on lifeguard duty. / Le NCSM Toronto, à gauche, effectue un ravitaillement en carburant depuis le navire de défense japonais Tokiwa, dans le nord du golfe Arabo-Persique. Le NSM St. Albans est à droite et l’USS Gonzales vient se placer à l’arrière de la formation pour assumer les fonctions de sauvetage 50 « En même temps qu’on réduisait le budget et l’effectif militaires dans les années 1990 pour reprendre le contrôle des finances publiques, notre Marine a monté le groupe opérationnel le plus apte au combat de notre histoire » a écrit le Vice-amiral P.

From the Second World War through the Cold War, the First Gulf War, the “peace dividend” decade following the collapse of the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact, to the post-9/11 Second Gulf War and now into the second decade of the 21st century, the Navy has evolved to meet the demands of the day. “As the military’s budget and personnel were reduced in the 1990s to bring the country’s finances under control, our Navy put to sea the most combat-effective task group in our history,” Vice-Admiral P. Dean McFadden, Chief of the Maritime Staff, wrote in the winter 2009-2010 edition of On Track, published by The Conference of Defence Associations CANADIAN NAVY L es rôles, missions et opérations du Commandement maritime (COMAR) – la Marine canadienne – tels que définis par la Stratégie de défense Le Canada d’abord sont élaborés et diversifiés.

C’est une mentalité : les missions vont de l’application de la loi et des patrouilles de respect des traités internationaux dans la zone économique maritime exclusive du Canada jusqu’au commandement de forces opérationnelles interarmées navales dans le golfe Persique, au large des côtes de l’Afrique, en appui à des opérations militaires en Asie du Sud-Ouest ou pour combattre la migration clandestine et la piraterie. Si la plupart des navires de la petite flotte du Canada 33 navires de la Marine et 24 navires auxiliaires, avec des équipages provenant des 9 000 membres réguliers, 4 000 réservistes et des marins civils - ont la capacité de mener une telle gamme de missions, c’est grâce à l’histoire de leur service.

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