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Corporal, Canadian Forces, United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), circa 1975

Type: Image

This reconstruction by Ron Volstad shows a Canadian 'Blue Beret' serving with the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus, circa 1975. (Canadian Department of National Defence)

Site: National Defence

Volunteer, Canadian Rangers, 1988

Type: Image

An Inuit volunteer with the Canadian Rangers, who have been active in the Canadian Arctic since 1947. (Canadian Department of National Defence, 88-367)

Site: National Defence

Lockheed CF-104 Starfighter, 417 Strike/Reconnaissance Operational Training Squadron, Canadian Forces, 4 June 1983

Type: Image

The U.S.-designed CF-104 Starfighter had a top speed of 1,260 knots (2,334 kph) and served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and Canadian Forces from 1961 to the mid-1980s. It equipped squadrons based in Germany. (Canadian Department of National Defence, 83-943)

Site: National Defence

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo fighter, 425 'Alouette' All-Weather Fighter Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force, circa 1974

Type: Image

A CF-101B Voodoo fighter intercepts a Soviet Tupolev Tu-95 'Bear' bomber used for reconnaissance in Canadian air space. This type of incident was frequent during the Cold War. Made in the U.S., the Voodoo was the Canadian Forces' main fighter from 1961 to 1984. With a top speed of only 1,220 kts (1,963 km/h), the Voodoo was definitely inferior to the CF-105 Avro Arrow. (Canadian Department of National Defence, 84-940)

Site: National Defence

Parks Canada National Photo Collection

Type: Image

This impressive photo collection gives you a chance to see more than 40 000 beautiful images of Canada's national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas. Search by keyword, type of heritage area, province or territory, name of heritage area.

Site: Parks Canada

Canadair CC-106 Yukon transport, Air Transport Command, Royal Canadian Airforce, 1967

Type: Image

The CC-106 Yukon four-engine transport, built by Canadair in Montreal, was the largest Canadian aircraft built of its time. It was used by the air force for transporting personnel until replaced by the Boeing 707 in 1981. Following the adoption of the red and white Canadian national flag, the blue external rings of the roundels on some Yukons were painted red, as shown in this photo. (Canadian Department of National Defence, 67-723)

Site: National Defence

Lockheed CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol aircraft, 407 Maritime Patrol Squadron, Canadian Forces, 1985

Type: Image

The CP-140 Aurora has been used for submarine detection since 1981. (Canadian Department of National Defence, 85-150)

Site: National Defence

Leopard C1 main battle tank, Canadian Forces, 1981

Type: Image

The German Leopard C1 battle tank replaced the British Centurion in the Canadian Forces in 1978. (DND, 81-137)

Site: National Defence