Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 19 will run from 06 May to 25 May, 2019.

As the premier Canadian Army training event of the year, Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 19 is a proving ground for soldiers in the contemporary operating environment. 

During the exercise, approximately 5500 soldiers will test their ability to integrate with Allies, non-governmental organizations, and host nation forces as they hone their skills within a realistic, complex and challenging environment. The exercise, designed and developed by the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre, provides Canadian Army soldiers, leaders, and other CAF personnel a unique opportunity to enhance their combat readiness.

Quick Facts

  • Canadian Army soldiers serving with 1 CMBG based in Edmonton, Alberta and Shilo, Manitoba will train with elements of the Royal Canadian Air Force, the British Army, the French Army, the United States (U.S.) Army, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps and the.
  • Allied participation will involve over 900 soldiers from the U.S. Armed Forces, approximately 150 soldiers from the British Army, and 40 soldiers from the French Army.
  • Participating personnel will use a wide variety of tactics, weapons, simulation technology, armoured fighting vehicles, and aircraft in order to hone their skills within a realistic, evolving and challenging operating environment.
  • The logistics footprint of the exercise is extensive Vehicles and equipment used on this exercise are transported by truck and rail in the most economical way possible from a variety of locations. 
  • Ex MR 18 sets the stage for soldiers to sharpen their skills within a realistic, complex and challenging operating environment. The training audience will respond to conventional and asymmetric threats in a joint, integrated and multinational environment.
  • Ex MR 18 enables elements of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and our allies to work together in the most realistic setting, short of an actual deployment.
  • CMTC’s mission is to design and deliver full-spectrum, immersive, joint and collective training events for the Canadian Armed Forces in a complex Contemporary Operating Environment in order to certify High-Readiness forces. In conjunction with the Royal Canadian Air Force, CMTC is a focal point in the Air Land Integration of the CAF. While major exercises are conducted within the Wainwright training area, support to exercises and training is exportable to any location, and CMTC frequently deploys in support of exercises around Canada and the world.
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