CANSOFCOM Core Tasks
CANSOFCOM is composed of the Joint Task Force 2 (JTF 2), the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR), 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron (427 SOAS), and the Canadian Joint Incident Response Unit – Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CJIRU – CBRN).
CANSOFCOM core tasks are as follows:
- Counter-Terrorism (CT) Operations - offensive and defensive measures taken to prevent, deter, pre-empt and respond to terrorism;
- Maritime Counter-Terrorism (MCT) Operations – CT operations within the extremely complex maritime environment; and
- High Value Tasks (HVT) - other missions, at home or abroad, kinetic or non-kinetic, that may be assigned by the Government of Canada: counter-proliferation; special reconnaissance; direct action; and defence, diplomacy and development.