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Canada says fighter jets make first strike against Islamic State

Canadian fighter jets have made their first combat strike since joining a campaign against Islamic State fighters in Iraq last month, Canada's...

The 11 countries expected to buy F-35 fighter jet

Canada is poised to buy 65 F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, sources familiar with the process told Reuters, which...

Foreign nations supplying aircraft for Mali intervention

Several Western and African nations are supplying transport and combat aircraft in support of the operation to free Mali from Islamist rebels,...

Canada first nation to pull out of Kyoto protocol

Canada became the first country to announce it would withdraw from the Kyoto protocol on climate change, dealing a symbolic blow to...

Mali to receive Canadian special forces to fight al Qaeda

Special forces from the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR) have been sent to train Mali's military as it counters al Qaeda militants. The...

Canada keeping warships in Mediterranean

Royal Canadian Navy ships will stay in the Mediterranean until the end of next year in order to join Operation Active Endeavour,...

No alternative to F-35 fighter jet, US, Canada say

Defence chiefs from the United States and Canada said that budgetary pressures would not derail development of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter,...

Canadian aircraft return from Libyan mission

The Royal Canadian Air Force has begun returning home the aircraft it had deployed to Italy in support of operations against Libya. On...

Wall Street protest plans global rally before G20

An activist group that sparked the Occupy Wall Street movement has called for global protests to demand G20 leaders impose a "Robin...

Canada to loan Australia SA tech to counter IEDs

Canada will loan Australia engineering systems to provide soldiers from the latter operating in Afghanistan additional protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs)....


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...