Officials hail Operation Arctic Ram a success as troops train in the north – 660 News

Officials hail Operation Arctic Ram a success as troops train in the north – 660 News

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 2016258 Views

Feb 18, 2016

One of Canada’s top soldiers, Brigadier General Wayne Eyre, says he couldn’t have been more pleased with how his troops performed during Operation Arctic Ram.

Eyre commands 3rd Canadian Division (military in Western Canada) and was recently in Resolute, Nunavut to visit the Princess Patricia’s out of CFB Edmonton and reservists out of 38 CBG in Winnipeg.

They were given mock exercises to respond to in temperatures that at night, flirted with the minus 50 degree mark.

Among the scenarios they faced, a downed satellite where they had to scour a 1,700 kilometre surface on Victoria Island and a plane crash where one of the casualties was their commanding officer.

Read More: http://www.660news.com/2016/02/18/officials-hail-operation-arctic-ram-a-success-as-troops-train-in-the-north/

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