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Since 1947, the Canadian Forces have completed 72 international missions. More than 3,600 soldiers, sailors and Air Force personnel are deployed overseas on operational missions. On any given day, about 8,000 Canadian Forces members Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Canadian Navy, and Canadian Army (one-third of the Canadian deployable force) are preparing for, engaged in or are returning from an overseas mission.

Below is a list of all currently active and past Canadian Forces operations both within Canada's borders and internationally.

Current Operations[edit | edit source]

This section consists of Canadian Forces operations which are currently active, or conducted annually or on a periodic basis.

Domestic[edit | edit source]

International[edit | edit source]

Americas and Caribbean[edit | edit source]

Africa[edit | edit source]

Europe, Balkans and Mediterranean[edit | edit source]

Southwest Asia and Middle East[edit | edit source]

Past Operations[edit | edit source]

This section consists of Canadian Forces operations that are no longer active or on-going on an annual or periodic basis and are deemed complete.

Domestic[edit | edit source]

International[edit | edit source]

This section covers past Canadian Forces operations that took place beyond Canada's borders. It includes peacekeeping operations as well as those through NATO and in participation with other allies.

Americas and Caribbean[edit | edit source]

Africa[edit | edit source]

Europe, Balkans and Mediterranean[edit | edit source]

Southeast Asia[edit | edit source]

Southwest Asia and Middle East[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 "Canadian Forces Operations". Department of National Defence. 28 September 2011. http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/operations/index-eng.asp. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  2. "Operations Database-Operation ABALONE". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=8&CdnOpId=8. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  3. "Operations Database-Operation BANDIT". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=137&CdnOpId=162. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  4. "Operations Database-Operation CADENCE". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=137&CdnOpId=162. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  5. "Operations Database-Operation CAULDRON". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=287&CdnOpId=345. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  6. "Operations Database-Operation COMPLIMENT". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=118&CdnOpId=142. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  7. "Operations Database-Operation CONSTABLE". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=309&CdnOpId=379. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  8. "Operations Database-Operation FORWARD ACTION". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=174&CdnOpId=213. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  9. "Operations Database-Operation HALO". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=117&CdnOpId=141. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  10. "Operations Database-Operation HERRITAGE". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=136&CdnOpId=161. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  11. "Operations Database-Operation MATCH". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=135&CdnOpId=160. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  12. "Operations Database-Operation STABLE". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=305&CdnOpId=375. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  13. "Operations Database-Operation STANDARD". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=305&CdnOpId=374. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  14. "Operations Database-Operation SULTAN". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=133&CdnOpId=158. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  15. "Operations Database-Operation VISION". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=114&CdnOpId=135. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  16. "Operations Database-Operation QUARTZ". Department of National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage. 28 Nov 2008. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/od-bdo/di-ri-eng.asp?IntlOpId=114&CdnOpId=136. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  17. "Op AUGURAL". Department of National Defence/Canadian Expeditionary Force Command. 12 Aug 2011. http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/ops/augural/index-eng.asp. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  18. "Op BRONZE". Department of National Defence/Canadian Expeditionary Force Command. 19 Aug 2011. http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/ops/quadrant-eng.asp. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  19. "Op QUADRANT". Department of National Defence/Canadian Expeditionary Force Command. 23 Aug 2011. http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/ops/quadrant-eng.asp. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  20. "Op SEXTANT". Department of National Defence/Canadian Expeditionary Force Command. 23 Sept 2011. http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/ops/sextant/index-eng.asp. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  21. "Op ALTAIR". Department of National Defence/Canadian Expeditionary Force Command. 20 Sept 2011. http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/ops/altair/index-eng.asp. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  22. Royal Canadian Navy. "Operation PREVENTION". http://www.navy.forces.gc.ca/cms/4/4-a_eng.asp?id=507. 

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