Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces - Report on Plans and Priorities 2014-15

Cost Estimates for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) International Operations

($ thousands) FY 2013-14 ForecastFY 2014-15 Planned
International Operations Full DND Cost1Incremental
DND Cost2
Full DND Cost1Incremental
DND Cost2
Africa
OP SCULPTURE - IMATT (Sierra Leone)3 11 11 0 0
OP CROCODILE - MONUC (DRC)4 3,353 984 2,111 1,114
OP SOPRANO - UNMISS (Juba, South Sudan)5 4,255 1,956 3,334 2,307
OP SATURN - UNAMID (Darfur)6 120 81 234 232
Sub-Total* 7,739 3,032 5,679 3,653
Arabian Gulf Region and South West Asia
OP ATTENTION - (Afghanistan Training Mission)7 261,086 144,339 14,467 4,500
OP TRANSITION (Afghanistan)8 64,137 43,468 44,005 43,600
OP ARTEMIS (Arabian Gulf)9 447,738 68,800 449,224 70,200
Sub-Total* 772,961 256,607 507,696 118,300
Americas and the Caribbean
OP FOUNDATION - (US CENTCOM Tampa/Bahrain/Qatar)10 4,297 1,771 3,386 2,034
OP HAMLET - MINUSTAH (Haiti)11 5,594 2,174 1,370 530
Sub-Total* 9,891 3,945 4,756 2,564
Europe
OP KOBOLD (Kosovo)12 1,441 552 1,015 684
OP IGNITION (Iceland)13 13,971 467 0 0
Sub-Total* 15,412 1,019 1,015 684
Middle East
OP CALUMET (Sinai) - MFO (non-UN)14 6,600 2,151 12,882 4,765
OP JADE - UNTSO (Middle East)15 1,909 435 1,296 457
OP PROTEUS (Jerusalem)16 10,791 4,564 8,090 4,796
OP SNOWGOOSE - UNFICYP (Cyprus)17 229 57 141 42
Sub-Total* 19,529 7,207 22,409 10,060
Other
OP RENAISSANCE (Philippines)18 47,965 30,095 0 0
Total*: International Operations 873,497 301,905 541,555 135,261
         
    Est UN/MFO revenue to DND   Est UN/MFO revenue to DND
Revenues/Recoveries19   630   1,126

 * Due to rounding, totals may not add up to totals as shown.

1. "Full DND Cost" is the sum of incremental cost plus the salaries of Regular Force personnel, equipment depreciation, command and support cost, as well as the operating cost of some major equipment, such as aircraft, that are within normal planned activity rates and, therefore, had not been included in incremental cost.

2.  "Incremental DND Cost" is the additional costs for personnel and equipment that are directly attributable to the Canadian Armed Forces operation.  More specifically, incremental costs include the additional cost to deploy troops and equipment and to provide ongoing maintenance and support during the applicable operation, in addition to any specialized training required for the operation.  DND does not include the full capital acquisition cost of major equipment in incremental cost, unless procured specifically for the mission with no life expectancy post operation, as this equipment will not be used in other CAF operations.

3. OP SCULPTURE - Canada's participation in the International Military Advisory and Training Team (IMATT) - Terminated 31 March 2013.

4. OP CROCODILE - Canada's military contribution to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC).

5. OP SOPRANO - Canada's participation in the United Nations Mission in Southern Sudan (UNMISS).

6. OP SATURN - Canada's participation in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

7. OP ATTENTION - Canada's participation in the NATO Training Mission - Afghanistan. Mission to close on 31 March 2014, with some residual closure costs in FY 2014-15.

8. OP TRANSITION - Mission to close the CAF combat mission in Afghanistan. Expenses include contracts for the repair and overhaul to reconstitute CAF equipment.

9. OP ARTEMIS - CAF's current participation in maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea. Mission has been extended to April 2015.

10. OP FOUNDATION - CAF contribution to US and coalition headquarters.

11. OP HAMLET - Canada's contribution to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) - CAF infantry platoon deployed with a Brazilian battalion for six months in 2013.

12. OP KOBOLD - Canada's contribution to the NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) headquarters. Mission extended to 31 December 2014.

13. OP IGNITION - Canada's periodic contribution to the NATO Iceland Air Policing (IAP) Program. Mission occurred 18 March - 15 April 2013, overlapping FYs 2012-13 and 2013-14.

14. OP CALUMET - Canada's participation in the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Sinai. Increase in cost attributed to the commitment of an additional 40 personnel for four years, commencing in 2014.

15. OP JADE - Canada's contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO).

16. OP PROTEUS - Canada's contribution to the Office of the United States Security Coordinator (USSC) in Jerusalem.

17. OP SNOWGOOSE - Canada's contribution to United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

18. OP RENAISSANCE - Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines from 11 November to 23 December 2013.

19. Revenues/Recoveries - UN reimbursement for personnel support costs for OP CALUMET and OP HAMLET.