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Canadian Armed Forces
The Canadian Armed Forces
Canadian Armed Forces
(CAF; French: Forces armées canadiennes, FAC), or Canadian Forces (CF) (French: Forces canadiennes, FC),[11] are the unified armed forces of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada
Canada
and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces."[11] This unified institution consists of sea, land, and air elements referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy
Royal Canadian Navy
(RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). Personnel may belong to either the Regular Force or the Reserve Force, which has four sub-components: the Primary Reserve, Supplementary Reserve, Cadet Organizations Administration and Training Service, and the Canadian Rangers
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Irving Shipbuilding
Irving Shipbuilding
Shipbuilding
Inc. is a Canadian shipbuilder and in-service support provider. The company owns industrial fabricator Woodside Industries in Dartmouth, Halifax Shipyard
Halifax Shipyard
as the largest facility and company head office. In addition, the Shelburne Ship Repair for serving small and medium-sized vessels and Halifax-based Fleetway Inc., an engineering and design, support and project management firm. Irving Shipbuilding
Shipbuilding
Inc. was incorporated in 1959 and is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The company operates as a subsidiary of J.D. Irving
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Second World War
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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General Dynamics Land Systems
General Dynamics
General Dynamics
Land Systems (GDLS) is an American manufacturer of military vehicles such as tanks and lighter armored fighting vehicles. History[edit] In February 1982 Chrysler
Chrysler
announced the sale of Chrysler
Chrysler
Defense, its profitable defense subsidiary, to General Dynamics
General Dynamics
for US$348.5 million. The sale was completed in March 1982 for the revised figure of US$336.1 million.[1] General Dynamics
General Dynamics
renamed the division "General Dynamics Land Systems". It operates the Lima Army Tank
Tank
Plant and GDAO ( General Dynamics
General Dynamics
Anniston Operations) in Anniston, Alabama, along with smaller operations in Tallahassee, FL, and Scranton, PA
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Raytheon
The Raytheon
Raytheon
Company is a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was previously involved in corporate and special-mission aircraft until early 2007. Raytheon
Raytheon
is the world's largest producer of guided missiles.[3] Established in 1922, the company reincorporated in 1928 and adopted its present name in 1959. As of 2014 the company had around 63,000 employees worldwide[4] and annual revenues of approximately US$25 billion
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Seaspan Marine Corporation
Seaspan ULC (formerly Seaspan Marine Corporation) provides marine-related services to the Pacific Northwest. Within the Group are three shipyards, an intermodal ferry business, and a tug and barge transportation company that serves both domestic and international markets. Seaspan is part of the Washington Companies, owned by Dennis Washington
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Thales Air Defence
Thales Air Defence
Thales Air Defence
Limited, formerly Shorts Missile
Missile
Systems, is a defence contractor based in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
producing short range air defense missiles. The company has a turnover of approximately £70m and pre-tax profits of £7m. Shorts Missile
Missile
Systems (SMS) was established as a joint venture between Shorts' owners Bombardier and Thomson-CSF
Thomson-CSF
in 1993. In 2000 Thomson-CSF
Thomson-CSF
bought Bombardier's 50% share to become the sole owner
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Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Boeing
Boeing
Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is a division (business unit) of The Boeing
Boeing
Company. It is responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. It was formerly known as Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). Boeing
Boeing
Integrated Defense Systems was formed in 2002 by combining the former "Military Aircraft and Missile Systems" and "Space and Communications" divisions.[4] Boeing
Boeing
Defense, Space & Security makes Boeing
Boeing
the second-largest defense contractor in the world and was responsible for 45% of the company's income in 2011.[5] BDS is based outside St. Louis, Missouri. Boeing
Boeing
was the largest employer in St. Louis
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Second Boer War
British victory[3][4]Treaty of VereenigingTerritorial changes British administration over The Orange Free State
Orange Free State
and the Transvaal in accordance with the Treaty of VereenigingBelligerents United Kingdom Cape Colony Natal Colony Rhodesia[a] Canada India New Zealand Australia New South Wales
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First World War
Allied victoryCentral Powers' victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front Fall of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
and foundation of the Soviet Union Formation of new countries in Europe
Europe
and the Middle East Transfer of German colonies
German colonies
and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers Establishment of the League of Nations
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Russian Civil War
Victory for the Red Army
Red Army
in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, South Caucasus, Central Asia, Tuva, and Mongolia; Victory for pro-independence movements in Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland Revolutionary Insurrectionary Army of Ukraine
Ukraine
(1919–20)
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Cold War
The Cold War
Cold War
was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc
Eastern Bloc
(the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc
Western Bloc
(the United States, its NATO allies and others). Historians do not fully agree on the dates, but a common timeframe is the period between 1947, the year the Truman Doctrine, a U.S. foreign policy pledging to aid nations threatened by Soviet expansionism, was announced, and either 1989, when communism fell in Eastern Europe, or 1991, when the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
collapsed
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Kongsberg Gruppen
Kongsberg
Kongsberg
Maritime Kongsberg
Kongsberg
Defence & Aerospace Kongsberg
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Korean War
Military stalemateNorth Korean invasion of South Korea
South Korea
repelled Subsequent U.S.-led United Nations
United Nations
invasion of
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October Crisis
Decisive Canadian victoryCapture and arrest of Paul Rose, Jacques Rose and Francis Simard Dissolution of the FLQBelligerents Canada Quebec Front de libération du QuébecCommanders and leaders Pierre Trudeau Robert Bourassa Paul RoseCasualties and losses1 British diplomat kidnapped (later released) & 1 Canadian minister kidnapped & killed ~30 arrestedThe October Crisis
October Crisis
(French: La crise d'Octobre) occurred in October 1970 in the province of Quebec
Quebec
in Canada, mainly in the Montreal metropolitan area. Members of the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) kidnapped the provincial cabinet minister Pierre Laporte
Pierre Laporte
and the British diplomat James Cross. In response, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau invoked the only peacetime use of the War Measures Act
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Gulf War
Coalition victoryIraqi forces expelled from Kuwait Kuwaiti monarchy restored Destruction of Iraqi and Kuwaiti infrastructure Failed Shia/Kurdish uprisings against the Iraqi government Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein
regime of the Iraqi Baathist government retains power in Iraq UN sanctions against Iraq United Nations Security Council Resolution 687 establishes cease-fire terms, beginning of the
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