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3 Canadian naval ships to patrol Taiwan Strait

Halifax-class frigates Ottawa and Vancouver reportedly take part in exercises in Taiwan Strait

The Royal Canadian Navy vessels, including the Halifax-class frigates HMCS Ottawa and HMCS Vancouver, and the supply ship Asterix departed the west coast of Canada in mid-August and arrived at Japan’s Yokosuka port on Monday (Aug. 28), reported Nikkei Asia. The ships will stay at the port, which is the headquarters for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, until Friday (Sept. 1) to replenish fuel, enable officers and crew to rest, and bolster relations with Japan.

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Canada to host multi-national military exercise off Vancouver Island in June

Asterix to Engage in Military Training Exercise off the Shores of Southern Vancouver

MV Asterix, a Combat Support Ship, is scheduled to engage in training exercises off the shores of southern Vancouver Island in June 2023. During this time, Canada will be hosting multi-national military exercises, resulting in an increased display of military activity in the area. Prepare to witness the presence of ships, aircraft, and armed personnel as part of these exercises.