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Canadian Special Operations Forces Command 1,500 Personnel.

 

CANADIAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES AVIATION

 

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

 

HELICOPTER 8 combat capable. Total 20 Helicopters.

 

Spec Ops 1 sqn with 8 Cbt hel (OPCON Canadian Special Operations Command)

8 CH-146 Griffon (Bell 412 were modified to act as armed escorts for CH-147 Chinook; incl 8 spec ops)

 

Utility 2 sqns with 12 Utl hel:

12 CH-146 Griffon (Bell 412)

 

 

FACILITIES

  Canadian Special Operations Forces Command Aviation Main Headquarters: HQ Located at xxxx


  Special Operations Forces Airfields and Airbases Organisation (Current Order of Battle):

  3 cbt spt sqns (Cold Lake, Bagotville, Goose Bay) with CH-146 Griffon

 

Organisations by Service Notes:

Canadian Special Operations Forces Command 1,500

Forces by Role (Current order of battle): Comd 1 HQ

SF 1 regt (Canadian Special Operations Regiment) located at CFB Petawawa

Counter- Terrorist 1 bn (JTF2) located at Dwyer Hill (CT, Surv, security advice and CP)

Special Ops Avn 1 sqn, with CH-146 Griffon located at CFB Petawawa

CBRN Canadian Joint Incidence Response Unit (CJIRU) located at CFB Trenton

Inventory Equipment by Type Notes:

RECCE 4 LAV Bison (NBC)

 
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   Canada AF News:

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• Canada doesn’t need Fighter-capable aircraft  (30.3.2014)

• Improvements in store for Canadian SAR system  (3.5.2013)

• Canada: Experts compare new aircraft delay to F-35 planes controversy  (2.5.2013)

• Canadian Improvements to search and rescue pledged after auditor complaints
 (2.5.2013)

• Maintenance contract for Canadian military Hercules planes goes to BC company
 (11.4.2013)

• Analyzing the pros and cons of the Boeing Super Hornet as Canada’s next generation fighter.
 (20.3.2013)

• Analyzing the pros and cons of the Boeing Super Hornet as Canada’s next generation fighter.
 (20.3.2013)

• Boeing touts fighter jet to rival F-35 -at half the price
 (1.3.2013)

• Pilot error on Sunwing flight caused CF-18s to scramble
 (26.2.2013)

• Alleged Counterfeit Parts In Canada’s CC-130J Hercules Aircraft
 (7.2.2013)


 

 



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