Ardent Sentry Counter Mine Exercise

06/05/2012: Ardent Sentry Exercise for Counter-Mine Operatons

 

 

 

Credit:Expeditionary Combat Camera 5/6/12
  • In the first two photos,Canadian army combat divers from 4 Engineering Support Regiment sail away from the maritime coastal defence vessel HMCS Summerside after helping raise a simulated mine they found in Sydney Harbor during mine countermeasures as part of Exercise Frontier Sentinel 2012.Frontier Sentinel is a combined interagency exercise involving Joint Task Force Atlantic, the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy Fleet Forces. The exercise is designed to continue to develop and validate the existing plans, treaties and standard operating procedures for a bilateral response to maritime homeland defense and security threats.
  • In the third photo, Canadian army combat divers from 4 Engineering Support Regiment watch as Royal Canadian Navy sailors aboard the maritime coastal defence vessel HMCS Summerside raise a simulated mine the divers found in Sydney Harbor during mine countermeasures as part of Exercise Frontier Sentinel 2012.
  • In the final photo, Canadian army combat divers from 4 Engineering Support Regiment search for simulated mines in Sydney Harbor during mine countermeasures as part of Exercise Frontier Sentinel 2012.


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