Canadian Forces Insignia
Canadian Forces (CF) The Canadian Forces (CF) (French: Forces canadiennes; FC), officially the Canadian Armed Forces (French: Forces armées canadiennes), are the unified armed forces of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces." This singular institution consists of three main branches: Maritime Command (MARCOM), Land Force Command…
407 Long Range Patrol Squadron | 19 Wing | Royal Canadian Air Force
407 Long Range Patrol Squadron is responsible for the surveillance of Canadian coastal waters. Traditionally, this has meant watching for foreign submarines off our coasts. Today, this is only one part of their surveillance role with threats to Canadian security being no longer strictly military.
19 Wing Comox | Royal Canadian Air Force
Based on Vancouver Island, its Aurora crews keep watch over the Pacific Ocean while its search and rescue teams regularly locate downed aircraft in some of Canada's roughest terrain while another squadron helps train fighter pilots in tactical procedures.
21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron | 22 Wing | Royal Canadian Air Force
21 Aerospace Control & Warning Squadron was activated at St.Margarets, NB in 1953 with the signing of the Pinetree Agreement. In 1963, it became part of the Semi-Automated Ground Environment system and became North Bay's Alternate Command Post and Automated Back-up Interceptor Control Unit. In 1988 the unit was disbanded and reformed in North Bay. Today, it is the operational unit performing the Canadian Aerospace Control and Warning mission using the Battle Control System Fixed.
22 Wing North Bay | Royal Canadian Air Force
Known as the Canadian Air Defence Sector (CADS), 22 Wing is responsible for providing surveillance, identification, control and warning for the aerospace defence of Canada and North America at the Sector Air Operations Centre.
51 Aerospace Control and Warning Operational Training Squadron | 22 Wing | Royal Canadian Air Force
51 Aerospace Control and Warning (AC&W) Squadron was originally formed in Comox, BC, in November 1954 and disbanded in June 1958. Re-formed at North Bay in 1989, 51 AC&W Sqn became one of 22 Wing's three units. In July 1994, the role of the squadron changed to an operational training (OT) squadron and it is now responsible for all operational and general training at 22 Wing.
17 Wing Winnipeg | Royal Canadian Air Force
Comprised of three squadrons and six schools. It also provides support to the Central Flying School. All combined, 17 Wing turns out what are considered some of the best air navigators and multi-skilled personnel in the world. For Canadian air force personnel, all roads will lead to 17 Wing Winnipeg.
19 Air Maintenance Squadron | 19 Wing | Royal Canadian Air Force
19 Air Maintenance Squadron provides second-line aircraft maintenance support to all of the flying Squadrons at 19 Wing, and specific aircraft maintenance support to 443 (MH) Squadron in Victoria.