Military Mission

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Mission of the Defense Attaché

The Military Mission’s objective is to support France’s defence policy, to understand Canada’s defence policy, and to build bilateral relations in the field of defense.

  • National defence
  • Franco-Canadian Cooperation

Bilateral meetings

Franco-Canadian Military Co-operation Committee (FCMCC) annual meeting

The FCMCC meeting is a meeting that takes place each year between French and Canadian military staff so that they can discuss joint military issues.
Logistical meetings are also organized on a regular basis between French army personnel and Canadian Operation Support Command. They involve such specific matters as health and fuel procurement.

Air bilateral meeting

The meeting between the French Armée de l’air and the Royal Canadian Air Force is an official meeting between the two organizations. The site of these meetings alternates between France and Canada. They lead to fruitful discussions on subjects of common interest to the two air forces. In addition to presentations on subjects specific to each organization, these meetings allow the two parties to define and pursue joint policy on specific issues, formalized by technical arrangements as necessary. The schedule for visiting government representatives and delegations were also discussed at the last meeting.

Navy bilateral meeting

The bilateral meeting between the French and Canadian navies is an annual meeting that takes place in France and Canada on alternating occasions.
This meeting is an opportunity for the participants to address issues as varied as operational cooperation, personnel exchange opportunities, and port visits. The two navies maintain a productive, ongoing relationship in a climate of reciprocal trust and respect.

  • Enlisting in the armed forces
  • Enlisting in the reserves

Last modified on 19/09/2017

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