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Record 1 2013-10-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Special Forces (Military)
  • National and International Security
OBS

CANSOF has performed duties in a number of countries, including Bosnia, Rwanda, Afghanistan and Haiti, with operations running the gamut from protective duties for Canadian VIPs [very important people], acting as Joint Commission Observers (JCOs) in Bosnia, training Haitian police personnel, to surveillance and direct action operations in Afghanistan.

OBS

Canadian special operations forces; CANSOF: term and abbreviation officially approved by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Forces spéciales (Militaire)
  • Sécurité nationale et internationale
OBS

[Les forces] ont mené des missions dans beaucoup de pays, dont la Bosnie, le Rwanda, l'Afghanistan et Haïti, et ont rempli des fonctions très diverses : protection de personnalités canadiennes, observation au sein de la Commission mixte en Bosnie, formation de policiers en Haïti, opérations de surveillance et d'intervention directe en Afghanistan, etc.

OBS

forces d'opérations spéciales du Canada; FOSCAN : terme et abréviation uniformisés par le ministère de la Défense nationale et les Forces canadiennes.

Spanish

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