Monday, May 9, 2016

Canadian Army Begins Ex. CASTOR ANGLE

About 120 members of the Canadian Army will take part in exercise CASTOR ANGLE from May 9 to 13, 2016 in the training areas of 2 Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier, the Canadian Army says.

Exercise CASTOR ANGLE aims to prepare the 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e RĂ©giment (2 R22eR) to act as the Land Force Component of any task force, assigned to evacuate Canadian nationals and other non-combatants from at-risk areas around the world, the army added in a news release. This command post exercise will lead the military to develop procedures and skills for the high-readiness confirmation exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 16, which will take place from May 23 to June 6 in Wainwright, Alberta.