HMCS Fredericton and its crew of 250 Canadian sailors and support staff is set to depart Halifax on Monday.
The Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate is leaving for the Mediterranean Sea on a six-month deployment on Operation Reassurance, which sees the Canadian military work with its NATO allies.
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It’s the third time that HMCS Fredericton has deployed on Operation Reassurance.
The vessel will also deploy with a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter from 12 Wing Shearwater, marking the fourth time a Cyclone helicopter has been deployed as part of Operation Reassurance.
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HMCS Fredericton is set to leave on Monday after 10 a.m.