Canadian Forces Train for Cold Combat

Members of 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment train for winter weather combat operations in the ChaudieÌre-Appalaches region, in Québec from January 28 to February 5, 2014. Exercise RAFALE BLANCHE 2014 includes almost 2,500 soldiers and approximately 700 vehicles from 5th Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG). Exercise participants practice winter survival skills, conduct long range patrolling, navigate in rural and urban settings, secure helicopter landing pads, and complete a parachute drop in cold weather conditions. Video: MCpl Marc-Andre Gaudreault, Canadian Forces Combat Camera

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