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Winnipeg is ready for 21st Century battle. She bristles with the latest in anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles, computer controlled rapid firing weapons and high speed jet propulsion. Get special access into one of the most advanced naval warships as she trains and sails for a six-month mission off the coast of Iraq.
Her unique crew makes her the most effective embargo enforcer in the international fleet. A select group on each ship train as commandos, filling other jobs day to day, but battle ready on a momentís notice. This flexibility allows their ships to board and detain embargo runners faster than any other navy.
Watch the HMCS Winnipeg as she captures an armored tanker, and then maneuvers to sneak through the Persian Gulf with a hold full of illegal oil. Get an insiderís perspective with actual naval footage captured during the boarding. Re-live the drama as the boarding party blasts its way into the interior of the tanker. Follow the commander and crew as they experience the challenges, joys and frustrations of running a 21st Century Warship.
Media Format: DVD
Run Time: 52 minutes
Grade Level: 9+