Future ARA Bouchard Undocked at Toulon

October 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – As a result of the favorable progress of the works carried out on the OPV, which will be baptized as ARA “Bouchard”, yesterday the filling of the care dam to return it to its enlistment dock began. The dike where the unit was subjected to repairs is part of the base that the French National Navy has in Toulon, in southern France. During the permanence the covering system (paint) of the hull has been totally renewed, as well as the sacrificial anodes that are…

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Crew of Future ARA Bouchard Training in Simulator

September 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – Personnel of the OPV that will bear the name ARA “Bouchard” trained in the navigation and maneuver simulator of the Fluvial Maritime Research and Training Center (CIEMF), with the aim of training in different scenarios related to navigation and maritime emergencies . The thirty-two crew members are getting ready and training prior to their departure to Toulon, France, where they will look for the ARA “Bouchard” for their subsequent commissioning in patrol and maritime control tasks. This acquisition by the Argentine Navy is the…

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