Op Nanook 2012 – Canadian Special Operations JTF2 Naval Boarding Party

2 10 2012

First Aired: 26 August, 2012

Members of the Canadian Special Operations Force board a vessel of interest to demonstrate their capabilities during Operation Nanook 12.

Operation NANOOK 2012 is Canada’s premiere annual Northern sovereignty operation. The NANOOK series enable the Canadian Forces to demonstrate its ability to operate effectively in the challenging Arctic environment, enhancing the skills of soldiers, sailors, and airmen and airwomen. The Operation also strengthens Canadian Forces links with whole of government partners, enhances cooperation and increases Canadian Forces’ ability to respond to any emergency in the North.

Operation NANOOK 2012 runs from 1 Aug to 26 August, 2012, and is conducted in two distinct geographical locations: in the Western Arctic, in and around Inuvik, and Tsiigehtchic, Northwest Territories; and in the Eastern Arctic in Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay, and its littoral area including Churchill, Manitoba. – CF




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