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Lt.-Gen. Alain Parent, North American Aerospace Defense Command deputy commander, was promoted within the Canadian Order of Military Merit to Commander during an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa March 5.

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Thales UK and Airbus Military have signed an 18-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to supply training services for the A400M Atlas, the Royal Air Force’s next-generation military transport aircraft.

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All of us have worked with, or for, people at one time or another throughout our careers who made an impact on our professional development. Perhaps it was a boss, a colleague or even a subordinate who mentored us or inspired us to achieve our personal best.

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More than 50 airmen and airwomen from 8 Wing Trenton will be participating in the Joint Operational Access Exercise (JOAX) 13-02 at Pope AFB, North Carolina, U.S. from February 20 to March 1, 2013.

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Members of 2 Service Battalion, based at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario, didn’t have to wait long at the airport in Cochrane, Ontario, for the arrival of the CC-130J Hercules on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.

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The Government of Canada has awarded a contract valued at $19.6 million to Select Global International Limitée of Laval, Quebec, to provide CF-18 pilot training and simulator operation services to the Canadian Armed Forces through the Advanced Distributed Combat Training System.

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Elbit Systems Ltd. [NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT] have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that supports the growth of both companies through the joint pursuit of opportunities for self-defense solutions for Boeing military aircraft in international markets.

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CAE today announced it has won more than C$100 million in military contracts for the defence forces of 15 countries. They include a contract from Elbit Systems to provide M-346 training devices for the Israeli Air Force, contracts from the UK Ministry of Defence to support CAE's Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF), and a contract to provide maintenance and support services for the NATO E-3A training devices.

Personnel at Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert welcomed their new commanding officer, Major Warren Baccardax, during a change of command ceremony in Canada’s most northerly, permanently inhabited location on the evening of January 29.

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RCAF traffic technicians support Mali operation

Royal Canadian Air Force traffic technicians from 2 Air Movements Squadron, 8 Wing Trenton, Ont., and loadmasters from 429 Transport Squadron, 8 Wing Trenton, Ont., wasted no time getting to work as part of Air Task Force Mali, Canada’s contribution to the French efforts to stabilize the African country of Mali.

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