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Canada's equipment in Afghanistan

Canadian forces personnel who worked with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan used a number of different vehicles to carry out their duties.

A Coyote armoured reconnaissance vehicle drives through Kabul Afghanistan on route to a vehicle checkpoint 2005 [1057 x 1600]

A Coyote armoured reconnaissance vehicle with the Kabul Multinational Brigade (KMNB) armoured reconnaissance squadron, drives past the ruins of the King's Palace en route to a Vehicle Check Point (VCP) outside of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Canadian Forces soldiers from 5th Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5CMBG) in light armoured vehicles (LAV III) and Leopard 2A6M tanks participate in an attack scenario during Exercise Maple Resolve on October 24, 2012 in Wainwright, Alberta

Canadian Forces soldiers from Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group in light armoured vehicles (LAV III) and Leopard tanks participate in an attack scenario during Exercise Maple Resolve on October 2012 in Wainwright, Alberta

LAV IIIs are equipped with multiple weapons.

The light armoured vehicle (LAV) III is a well-protected, all weather vehicle that can be used at night and during the day, through battlefield smoke, and on most types of terrain.

Apr 30, 2008 Silvia Pecota Ontario artist and photographer Silvia Pecota has plunged herself into the action in Afghanistan and elsewhere on Canadian military bases to help tell soldiers’ stories through images. Read more on Pages 6 and 7. Above: Fallen Comrades was created two years ago (2006) in memory of the Canadian troops serving in Afghanistan. http://www.qctonline.com/canadian-forces#

"Fallen Comrades" ~ by Silvia Pecota. In memory of the Canadian troops serving in Afghanistan.

A Canadian sniper acquires his target in his sights with help from his spotter during Exercise Tireur Accompli. Photo by Corporal Jax Kennedy, Canadian Forces Combat Camera © 2011 DND-MDN Canada #StrongProudReady

A Canadian sniper acquires his target in his sights with help from his spotter during Exercise Tireur Accompli. Photo by Corporal Jax Kennedy, Canadian Forces Combat Camera © 2011 DND-MDN Canada

A Canadian sniper was able to take out an ISIS fighter who had targeted Iraqi troops at just over 2.1 miles away. He and his spotter’s names were not released for “operational security” reasons. It is a world record for a confirmed kill shot. British soldier Craig Harrison held the previous record at 1.54 miles for several […]

Canadian Sniper Just Did the Longest Confirmed Kill Shot in History

A Canadian sniper was able to take out an ISIS fighter who had targeted Iraqi troops at just over miles away. He and his spotter’s names were not released for “operational security” reasons. It is a world record for a confirmed kill shot.

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