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Canadian Forces Canadian Defence Academy, badge (insignia) Canadian Forces Canadian Defence Academy, badge (insignia)

Azure a quill and a sword in saltire Or, in chief an open book Argent bound Or each page charged with a maple leaf Gules;

Motto: PER SCIENTIAM VIRES;

Symbolism: The book represents knowledge; the maple leaf, service to Canada; the sword, the profession of arms; and the quill, professional discourse and the creation of new knowledge.
Motto: Meaning "Strength through knowledge".

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Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School, badge (insignia) Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School, badge (insignia)

Azure on five bars wavy Argent abaised an open book Argent bound Or charged with an escutcheon Azure bearing a fouled anchor Or, the book encircled in base by four bezants, charged from dexter to sinister with a propeller, three lines in the form of a hull, a signal trace, and an axe and hammer in saltire, all Azure, and in chief a ship's lantern proper irradiated Or;

Motto: INNARE PROGREDI BELLARE;

Symbolism: The five wavy bars represent the five training divisions which sustain naval engineering. The ship's lantern symbolizes a naval version of the lamp of knowledge with the rays referring to the outward spread of knowledge, also represented by the book on which is placed the classic naval symbol, the anchor. The School's scope of expertise is highlighted by the symbols on the gold circles: marine systems (propeller), naval architecture (ship's hull forms), combat systems (signal trace), and naval construction (axe and hammer).
Motto: Meaning, "To float, to move, to fight".

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