Pacific Fleet warship departs for joint exercise in California
from CFB Esquimalt Lookout
HMCS Vancouver departed CFB Esquimalt recently for the coast of Southern California, where it will join HMCS Calgary and HMCS Chicoutimi for a Task Group Exercise with the United States Navy. The United States Navy's 3rd Fleet is hosting the exercise, which aims to enhance combat readiness and improve interoperability. "This training will strengthen our ability to work in a combined environment on a wide range of potential operations and missions, including anti-submarine warfare, boarding operations and replenishment at sea," said Lieutenant Commander Jeff Anderson, Fleet Readiness Officer at Canadian Fleet Pacific Headquarters.
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