The Canadian Press

1990-09-14 | Gulf-CF18s

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On September 14, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney announced that Canada would send a squadron of CF-18s to the Persian Gulf. The planes, from CFB Lahr, Germany, would provide air cover for the three Canadian ships on their way to the gulf. The action added another 450 Canadians to the gulf force.

Date: 1990-09-14
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the government of Canada today decided to deploy a squadron of CF eighteen fighter aircraft from lar West Germany to the Gulf to operate under Canadian control and provide air cover for our own ships the ships of friendly nations with supporting elements this will engage up to four hundred and fifty additional Canadian military personnel in the region >>

Clip ID: 19900914CPCN004