Cpl. Oliver Castonguay (right) and 1st Lt.-Josh Voorhees prepare for an underwater task as part of Exercise Roguish Buoy near Albert Head in Metchosin, designed to teach Canadian army dive teams to effectively execute diving tasks in support of operations.

Cpl. Oliver Castonguay (right) and 1st Lt.-Josh Voorhees prepare for an underwater task as part of Exercise Roguish Buoy near Albert Head in Metchosin, designed to teach Canadian army dive teams to effectively execute diving tasks in support of operations.

WATCH: Divers take part in Exercise Roguish Buoy

Canadian army divers, alongside divers from a number of NATO allies, participate in Exercise Roguish Buoy in the waters of Albert Head.

  • Feb. 15, 2017 6:00 a.m.




Canadian army divers, alongside divers from a number of NATO allies, participate in Exercise Roguish Buoy in the waters of Albert Head in Metchosin.

The exercise includes series of activities to test their skills as combat engineer divers. Army divers are responsible for underwater construction and infrastructure repairs to jettys or ships and are often deployed during war-time and humanitarian assistance efforts, in the event of a hurricane, tsunami or earthquake in which vital city infrastructure, such as bridges, are damaged.

 

 

 

 

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