Juan Sebastián de Elcano Stops in Montevideo

January 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – Between January 7 and 12, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” school ship made a stopover in Montevideo, which has been the sixth scale of the XCII Instruction Cruise. Montevideo was a port of land 500 years ago by the Magallanes-Elcano expedition in its effort to discover the sea passage to what was then known as…

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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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La Confiance Conducts PASSEX With Brazilian Navy

September 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Guanabara Patrol Vessel held, on September 9, in the waters of the 4th Naval District Command (Com4ºDN), the PASSEX Commission with the French Armada to benefit from the mooring of the “La Confiance” Patrol Vessel (P733 ), in the Port of Belém-PA. Both ships performed the Naval Patrol exercise (PATNAV) with the use…

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Atlantico Conducts Aviation Safety Survey

September 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – The team of the Navy Aeronautical Accident Investigation and Prevention Service (SIPAAerM), concluded, on September 11, the Aviation Security Survey (VSA) on the “Atlantic” Multipurpose Helicopter Carrier (PHM) for the purpose identify hazards and propose safety recommendations to minimize the risks inherent in air operations. The ship safely reached the milestone landing mark on…

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UNITAS LX Kicks off in Rio de Janeiro

August 20, 2019 – Over 3,100 Naval Forces from 13 countries kicked off UNITAS LX (60), the 60th anniversary of the annual multinational exercise, in Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 19. Comprised of both Atlantic and Amphibious phases, UNITAS participants include Naval Forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal and the United States.…

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USS Carter Hall Departs for UNITAS LX August 4th

July 31, 2019 – Nearly 350 Sailors and Marines serving aboard the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) will depart Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek, Aug. 4, for UNITAS. The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) and embarked Marines will report to Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet until entering the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility. Carter Hall will then report…

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Operation “BRACOLPER NAVAL” Turns 45

July 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – From July 9 to August 9, the “Raposo Tavares” and “Amapá” River Patrol Ships (NPaFlu) and the “Carlos Chagas” Hospital Assistance Ship (NAsH), subordinated to the Amazon Flotilla Command (ComFlotAM) , and a UH-12 aircraft from the First Northwest General Employment Helicopter Squadron, participate in Operation “BRACOLPER NAVAL 2019”, composing the Task Force (WG)…

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Colombian Navy Inaugurated BRACOLPER 2019

July 25, 2019 – The Bracolper International Naval Operation, where Fluvial Units from Colombia, Brazil and Peru participate, performing tactical exercises for two months, navigating through the Amazon River, began in Leticia, with the presence of civil and military authorities from the three countries. Since 1974, the year in which this operation began, its main objective is to strengthen interoperability…

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IHM Stefanini Participates in the Construction of the First Brazilian Nuclear Submarine

June 4, 2019 – IHM Stefanini is participating in the construction of Brazil’s first nuclear submarine, the SN-Álvaro Alberto. The project is part of the PROSUB (Submarine Development Program), established in 2008 by the Brazilian Federal Government through a technology transfer agreement signed between France and Brazil. Naval Group, a world reference in naval defense whose main shareholder is the…

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Ocean Patrol Ship “Araguari” Exercises with Cape Verde Navy

February 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – On February 12, the “Patriotic Oceanic Ship” (NPaOc) “Araguari” carried out exercises with the “Guardian” Patrol Ship of the Cape Verde Navy, on the occasion of Obango Express 2019 , an international joint operation with the participation of 29 countries on the African coast. Anti-piracy exercises were carried out, as well as leap frog…

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US Navy Announces 26th RIMPAC Exercise

Twenty-six nations, 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 27 to Aug. 2, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. As the world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity designed to…

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Unitas 2018 Multinational Exercise in Cartagena

Google Translation The Colombian National Navy will host the UNITAS LIX – 2018 Multinational Exercise that will be held in September, in which it is expected to have the participation of 18 naval units; both warships and submarines, with the purpose of strengthening the confidence and integration of the Naval Forces of the continent, as well as maintaining the training…

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