The Royal Canadian Navy Naval Security Team is making its way to Kelowna for training exercises.
Four Defender boats will be on Okanagan Lake between July 4 and 9 for tactical and navigation training.
The exercise with include 20 Royal Canadian Navy coxswains, crew members, and support personnel.
Today, the Naval Security Team will be transporting 4 x Defender Boats to Okanagan Lake for an exercise. Members of the public may see an increased military presence onboard BC Ferries and along the Trans-Canada Highway while the convoy makes its way to Kelowna. pic.twitter.com/F4XNOJlHpi
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The convoy of defender boats and support vehicles left the Canadian Froces Base Esquimalt Monday morning. They will stop breifly in Hope and is expected to arrive in Kelowna this afternoon.