UNIFIL Members La Fafayette and Barroso Conduct Joint Operations

November 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – On October 29, a mutual training session was held off Beirut, between the La Fayette frigate deployed in the eastern Mediterranean and the Brazilian frigate Barroso , the flagship of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). In the wake of the Jeanne d’Arc 2019 mission, which had already put a strong emphasis…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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