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5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5e Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada) (5 CMBG) is a Canadian Forces brigade group that is part of 2nd Canadian Division of the Canadian Army. [1]

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Brigade group

A Brigade group is a term used primarily in armies of the Commonwealth of Nations for an ad hoc arrangement of forces and not a permanent organisation whereas, with a capital G, a Brigade Group is.

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Canadair CF-5

The Canadair CF-5 (officially designated the CF-116 Freedom Fighter) was the Canadair licensed-built version of the American Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter aircraft primarily for the Canadian Forces (as the CF-5) and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (as the NF-5).

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Canadian Air-Sea Transportable Brigade Group

The Canadian Air-Sea Transportable Brigade Group, or CAST, was a Canadian Forces battle group dedicated to the rapid reinforcement of Norway in the event of a land war in Europe.

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Canadian Armed Forces

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF; Forces armées canadiennes, FAC), or Canadian Forces (CF) (les Forces canadiennes, FC), is the unified armed force of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces." This unified institution consists of sea, land, and air elements referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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Canadian Army

The Canadian Army (French: Armée canadienne), formerly Land Force Command (LFC), is the army of Canada.

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CFB Valcartier

Canadian Forces Base Valcartier is a Canadian Forces Base located in the municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, approximately north of Quebec City.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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History of the Canadian Army

The title, Canadian Army, first came into official use in November 1940, and is still used today.

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Light infantry

Light infantry (or skirmishers) are soldiers whose job was to provide a skirmishing screen ahead of the main body of infantry, harassing and delaying the enemy advance.

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List of armouries in Canada

A number of armouries and drill halls exist in communities across Canada.

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Mechanized infantry

Mechanized infantry are infantry equipped with armored personnel carriers (APCs) or infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for transport and combat (see also mechanized force).

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Military history of Canada

The military history of Canada comprises hundreds of years of armed actions in the territory encompassing modern Canada, and interventions by the Canadian military in conflicts and peacekeeping worldwide.

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Quebec

Quebec (or; Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Quebec City

Quebec (Québec), also Québec, City of Québec, Quebec City, or Québec City (Ville de Québec),The city's name is not on a federally legislated list of, as is the case with the province of Quebec/Québec.

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Royal 22nd Regiment

The Royal 22nd Regiment (R22R), in French and officially (in both French and English usage) Royal 22e Régiment (R22R) and colloquially The Van Doos (an anglicized pronunciation of the French for twenty-two, vingt-deux), is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

The Royal Canadian Horse Artillery is the name given to the regular field artillery units of the Canadian Army.

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12e Régiment blindé du Canada

The 12e Régiment blindé du Canada (a translation of its former name, the "12th Canadian Armoured Regiment") is a Canadian Army armoured regiment based in CFB Valcartier, on the outskirts of Quebec City.

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2nd Canadian Division

The 2nd Canadian Division (2 Can Div) is responsible for Canadian Army operations in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron is a unit of the Canadian Forces under Royal Canadian Air Force.

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5 Combat Engineer Regiment

5 Combat Engineer Regiment (French: 5e Régiment du genie de combat) is a regular force regiment of the Canadian Military Engineers commanded by a lieutenant-colonel.

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5 Service Battalion

5 Service Battalion (5 Svc Bn), or 5e Bataillon des services (5 Bon Svc) in French, is a deployable field unit of the Canadian Forces.

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5 CMBG, 5e Groupe Brigade Mecanise du Canada, 5e Groupe Brigade Mécanisé du Canada, 5e Groupe-brigade mecanise du Canada, 5e Groupe-brigade mecanisé du Canada, 5th Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_Canadian_Mechanized_Brigade_Group

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