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Meet the Canadian pilot who protects Washington's skies
He's the first and only Canadian to be part of the U.S. Coast Guard team that protects the airspace above the White House. Capt. Jeffery Powell is used to doing search and rescue in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, but now flies air defence missions over the
Japan's WWII super-submarine found scuttled off Hawaii
Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a Second World War era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces.
Filipino troops attack to end rebel standoff
From Yahoo News: ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops have started to battle their way into coastal villages in the south where Muslim rebels have held scores of residents hostage in a six-day standoff, sparking fierce clashes that have killed
Vancouver shipbuilders win $3.3-billion contract
Vancouver shipbuilders got a huge surprise Monday, as the federal government announced it is ordering an additional 10 Canadian Coast Guard vessels, worth an estimated $3.3 billion. That is on top of the $8 billion already on the books at Vancouver Shipya
Veterans charter needs urgent action, ombudsman says
Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent says the new veterans charter is putting the most severely wounded veterans at a big disadvantage compared with the pre-2006 compensation legislation, and is calling on the government to act now to fix the problem.
Navy spy probe kept military in dark: documents
The Canadian military felt snubbed by the RCMP and CSIS after the civilian security agencies began investigating navy spy Jeffrey Paul Delisle without telling them, according to secret documents obtained by CBC News.
New Cyclone choppers beset with technical snags
Canadian air force engineers and flight-certification officials are grappling with serious concerns related to the electronics aboard the CH-148 Cyclone helicopters that are supposed to replace the geriatric Sea Kings.
CUNY Students Harass David Petraeus
A video recently posted to YouTube shows the former director of the CIA and retired Army general being followed down the street on his way to his first class by a small, but passionate group of students.
Sea Kings' possible replacement familiar to Canadians
Twenty years after Prime Minister Jean Chrétien cancelled a $5-billion contract to replace Canada's already aging fleet of Sea King helicopters with the British-Italian EH 101, Defence is considering a renamed version of the same helicopter.
Cyclone helicopter contract revisions urged by report
A naval helicopter procurement program described as the worst in Canada's history was doomed from the start but could be made viable and operationally relevant if the federal government urgently adopts a new approach, says a confidential new report obtain
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