The eight CF-18s arrived in Hawaii at the beginning of July as part of Canada’s contribution to the Rim of the Pacific Exercise, or RIMPAC, which has been billed as one of the largest military exercises in the world. Canada is among 27 countries participating in the U.S.-led exercise, which takes place every two years.
The biggest NATO-led military exercise in Georgia for some time - 'Noble Partner' - is held at a military base outside the capital Tbilisi. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Central Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-led multinational exercise hosted by Cameroon. The exercise brings together approximately 1,000 troops from eight nations including the United States, Nigeria, Gabon, Burundi, Republic of Congo, Chad and the Netherlands. U.S. participants include contingents from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and the Air and Army National Guards.
This UK-led exercise will ensure NATO is match fit to deal with any threat or crisis situation. Strengthening NATO as the cornerstone of Europe’s defence makes Britain safer and more secure.