UNIFIL Flagship Liberal Rescued Syrians

October 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – The “Liberal” frigate, the current flagship of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force (FTM), rescued 31 refugees from a drifting boat in the Coast of Lebanon. Among those rescued were women and children who had been without food and water for three days. The passengers, very weakened, reported that they were Syrians, and that they were trying to arrive at Cyprus. The uncharged vessel was located about 41 nautical miles from the Lebanese capital Beirut. The “Liberal” frigate, which…

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Corvette “Barroso” participates in missions in Africa

August 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – On August 17, the Brazilian Task Force (WG), composed of the “Barroso” Corvette, a UH-12 “Esquilo” helicopter and a Combat Divers Detachment, began transit to the African continent where it will carry out operations ATLASUR XI, IBSAMAR VI and will visit the Port of Maputo (Mozambique). The GT will be commanded by the Commander of the 2nd Escort Squadron, Sea Captain and War Sérgio Blanco Ozório. ATLASUR is an operation carried out every two years by the Argentine, South African, Brazilian and Uruguayan navies,…

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Barroso Returns to Rio de Janeiro April 21 from UNIFIL

Google translation Navy ship that participated in a peace mission in Lebanon returns to Rio de Janeiro Corvette Barroso, who participated for six months in “banon’s peacekeeping mission, will at the Almirante Castro e Silva Base, in Niterói-RJ, next Saturday, April 21, at 10 o’clock. Corvette Barroso served as the flagship of the Maritime Task Force of the Interim Force of United Nations of Lebanon (FTM-UNIFIL) between September 2017 and March of this year, continuity to the peacekeeping mission led by the United Nations. This Task Force is aimed at…

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