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New SAR training centre coming to Comox, B.C.

The national training facility for Canada’s next generation of fixed-wing search-and-rescue aircraft will be located in Comox, the commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force told the editorial board of The Vancouver Sun and The Province.

October 25, 2016  By The Vancouver Sun

Bids from three groups are currently being evaluated for an estimated $3-billion contract to replace the country’s aging fleets of six CC-115 Buffalo and 12 early model CC-130 Hercules search-and-rescue aircraft, Lt.-Gen. Mike Hood said Wednesday. | READ MORE


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