ARA Granville Drydocked

August 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – At the end of July, the ARA “Granville” corvette entered the dry dock of the Integrated Port Services (SPI) company located near the port of Mar del Plata. The unit, belonging to the Maritime Patrol Division, will be subject to general maintenance. The joint work of the company’s operators, tugboats and the endowment of the unit allowed the ship to be transported to the dike safely and effectively. The unit will remain for about a month, during which basic fairing tasks will be carried…

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ARA Espora Returns to Puerto Belgrano

June 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – The ship’s crew was trained in techniques to deepen and expand knowledge in different areas. Puerto Belgrano – This afternoon, the ARA corvette “Espora”, commanded by the Frigate Captain Hernán Antonio Núñez, arrived at the dock of Puerto Belgrano. “The unit sailed with the new crew and its new Commander in order to carry out a training. This ship has been carrying out these exercises and with this one completed the initial training cycle to be able to participate in tasks of maritime space…

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ARA Libertad Turns 56

May 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – On May 28, 1963 was the affirmation of the national flag in the school ship of the Argentine Navy. Since 1873, the Argentine Navy had school ships that served to model the future officers in the life of the sea. In 1963, the frigate ARA “Libertad” began its life as an instruction ship touring the seas of the world. It was an outstanding work of national shipyards, designed and built by Argentines, a true national pride for the promotions that have sailed on board,…

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ARA San Juan Wreckage Located

November 17, 2018 (Google Translation) – This afternoon a press conference was held in the Libertad Building, headquarters of the General Staff of the Navy. The Argentine Navy, under the Ministry of Defense, reports that this morning at the headquarters of the General Staff of the Navy a press conference was held to provide details about the location and reliable identification of the submarine ARA “San Juan”, object of the international contract of Ocean Infinity. The Minister of Defense Oscar Aguad participated in it; the Secretary of Budgetary Management and…

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Museums of the Argentine Navy will open their doors

Within the framework of the National Day of Monuments, the museums of the Argentine Navy will open their doors on Saturdays 12 and Sunday 13 from the hours of 14 to 18. The rooms will be open to the visiting public in order to know, admire, contemplate and enjoy the valuable heritage of each Museum and the content in the spaces of dialogue and interaction that they offer. In the Greater Buenos Aires is the Naval Museum of the Nation in Tigre; while the museum ships frigate ARA “President Sarmiento”…

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ARA Canal Beagle replicated the Antarctic base Deception

Google Translation The naval transport vessel carried out the tasks of withdrawal of the temporary Antarctic base that was open for 55 days. In navigation- After carrying out various logistical tasks in Antarctica, the ARA transport “Canal Beagle” anchored in Puerto Foster, in front of the Decepción base to carry out tasks of withdrawal of the Antarctic temporary base. With a warm climate for Antarctica (5 degrees) and with little wind, the ARA transport “Canal Beagle” carried out logistical tasks to close its last base of the 2017-18 Summer Campaign…

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“I love the Navy as my life”

Google Translation Tamara Micaela is aboard the frigate ARA “Libertad” and is part of the 47th Instructional Trip. Its main objective, during the eight months of navigation, is to demand the maximum to be able to graduate as an officer of the Argentine Navy. The Marine Guard in the Tamara Micaela Arias Commission is 22 years old and is a native of San Miguel de Tucumán. The young woman is part of the 47th Instructional Trip of the frigate ARA “Libertad” and lives the experience of navigating the seas of…

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ARA Sarandí Assisted Wounded Fishing Vessen Crewmember

Google Translation The destroyer ARA “Sarandí”, who was in the search area of ​​the submarine ARA “San Juan”, had to go March 13th to an emergency call by a wounded man on board a fishing boat, 290 miles east of Comodoro Rivadavia. A doctor of the ship of the Argentine Navy managed to save the life of the wounded one, that soon was transferred to Rawson. The emergency call came to the National SAR Agency around 15 yesterday, informing that a crew member of the fishing boat “Praia do Santa…

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ARA San Juan Official Update December 18th

Google Translation Buenos Aires, December 18, 2017. PRESS CAKE No. 59 SEARCH OPERATIONS OF SUBMARINE ARA “SAN JUAN” The Argentine Navy, under the Ministry of Defense, within the framework of search operations of the Submarine ARA “San Juan”, informs that the destroyer ARA “La Argentina” and the oceanographic vessel “Protector” of the United Kingdom, they find sweeping the seabed of the search area, and the warning ARA “Islands Falklands “with the Russian ROV” Panther Plus “on board, will rejoin the day of the date. For its part, the oceanographic vessel…

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ARA San Juan Official Update December 15th

Google Translation Buenos Aires, December 15, 2017. PRESS CAKE No. 56 SEARCH OPERATIONS OF SUBMARINE ARA “SAN JUAN” The Argentine Navy, under the Ministry of Defense, within the framework of search operations of the ARA Submarine “San Juan”, informs that it is currently they find in the search area the Destroyer ARA “Argentina” and the ships oceanographic “Protector” of the United Kingdom and “Atlantis” of the United States of North America, forecast starting today afternoon and over the weekend, adverse weather conditions, making identification tasks difficult. The ARA Notice “Islas…

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Argentine Navy Statement on ARA San Juan December 2

Google Translation Buenos Aires, December 2, 2017. PRESS CAKE No. 52 SEARCH OPERATIONS OF SUBMARINE ARA “SAN JUAN” The Argentine Navy, under the Ministry of Defense, within the framework of the operations of Submarine ARA search “San Juan”, informs that the contact detected on November 30 with Multihaz echo sounder by the vessel “Victor Angelescu” of the Ministry of Agribusiness, was verified visually through the Russian ROV Panter Plus embarked on the ARA Notice “Islas Malvinas”, throwing a negative result for not matching the submarine. The contact was inspected between…

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Argentina Calls Off Search for ARA San Juan

Google Translation Buenos Aires, November 30, 2017. PRESS CAKE No. 50 UPDATE N ° 9 CLOSURE OF THE CASE OF THE SUBMARINE ARA “SAN JUAN” The Ministry of Defense, and the Argentine Navy, as the enforcement authority of the Convention International on Maritime Search and Rescue, informs that, today, Thursday 30 November, at 4:20 p.m. declared the SAR case (Search and Rescue) of the Submarine ARA “San Juan”, changing to the search phase of it. The reasons why this decision is sustained are: • That the SAR plan has as…

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Second US Navy P-8A Aircraft Joins Argentina’s Submarine Search

A second U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft will deploy to Bahia Blanca, Argentina, Nov. 19 to join an ongoing international search for the Argentinean Navy’s submarine A.R.A. San Juan in Southern Atlantic waters. The aircraft and a crew of 21 personnel will depart Jacksonville, Fla., and are expected to arrive in Argentina the same day. One Navy P-8A aircraft is already in Argentina, where it joined a NASA P-3 research aircraft already supporting the ongoing search efforts over the submarine’s last known location. Additionally, the U.S. Navy’s Undersea…

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