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Canada sends naval ships to the Indo-Pacific region

Canada sends naval ships to the Indo-Pacific region

(OTTAWA) – Canada will send Royal Canadian Navy ships to support Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy in the coming days, Defense Minister Bill Blair said.

The National Defense Ministry announced that the NCSM Vancouver part of Hawaii to participate in the “Rim of the Pacific 2024” project, we will call this name of RIMPAC, which, if only, is the largest inter-arms maritime project and combined. In the world.

HMCS Max Bernays, MV Astérix and a ground contingent of approximately 300 Canadian Armed Forces personnel will also be present at RIMPAC.

The ministry says this is the second year that the Navy has deployed three warships to the region.

Once RIMPAC 2024 is complete, HMCS Vancouver will continue sailing westward across the Pacific Ocean for Operation HORIZON, a forward presence mission in the Indo-Pacific region.

Blair, who announced the Navy's participation while attending the Shangri-La Defense Forum in Singapore, said in a statement that the security and stability of the Indo-Pacific region is essential to Canada's future, and the deployment shows that the country is a partner for peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

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