First CH-148 Cyclone Deployment

First CH-148 Cyclone Deployment

CH-148 Cyclone In Flight First Cyclone deployment “outstanding” – from the Royal Canadian Air Force During Operation Reassurance, HMCS Ville de Québec’s CH-148 Cyclone helicopter flew 170 missions including surveillance and maritime security patrols,...
MAVA Attends Ceremonial Opening of 2017 Poppy Campaign

MAVA Attends Ceremonial Opening of 2017 Poppy Campaign

Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander in Chief of Canada graciously consented to receive the First Poppy for the ceremonial opening of the 2017 Poppy Campaign. This presentation took place at Rideau Hall on 23 October 2016....
Operation Renaissance Irma, A Relief Mission in the Caribbean

Operation Renaissance Irma, A Relief Mission in the Caribbean

A CH-124 Sea King helicopter air lifts one of several crates filled with clean water to the island of Dominica during Operation RENAISSANCE IRMA, a relief mission in the Caribbean following the destruction of Hurricane Maria, on September 27, 2017. First tasked to...
New Website for MAVA!

New Website for MAVA!

Welcome to our new website! We’ve been working hard to create a website that is useful and easy to use for our members. Let us know what might be valuable to include in the future.  
Preserve Canada’s Strategic Surveillance Capability

Preserve Canada’s Strategic Surveillance Capability

(This is an executive summary of the complete study paper submitted on behalf of MAVA to the government’s recent “Defence Plan Review”. The full study is attached here.) Background Canada’s geography has insulated our nation from conflicts on our...