Cold War Canadians Hunt For Red October

Colonel Terry Chester spent a good portion of his RCAF career hunting for Soviet Submarines in both the Pacific and Atlantic area’s of operation.

He was instrumental in the design criteria for sub hunting capability’s when Canada procured the, then new Aurora, for anti-submarine hunting in the early 1980’s.

Terry has great stories to tell regarding sub hunting tactics as well as Canadian participation in NATO exercises

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Do take a look at  Vintage Wings a collection of historically significant aircraft that Terry has worked on as well as the Royal Canadian Airforce Association of which Terry was a National President.

Now back to today’s episode where we start with Terry telling us about his early career.


Part 2 of this interview is here

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