Colombia to Build Two Maritime Interdiction Boats for Honduras

October 19, 2018 (Google Translation) – The President of Honduras, Dr. Juan Orlando Hernández, participated as an honorable witness in the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Defense of Honduras and the Corporation of Science and Technology for the Development of the Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industries (Cotecmar), for the acquisition of two speedboats of interception, which will strengthen the maritime shield and the fight against transnational crime, such as drug trafficking, among other security functions. The agreement establishes the acquisition of two MMI35 intercept speedboats, with the…

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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 of the crews to cooperate with each other in the face of different hemispheric threats. In the facilities of the Caribbean Naval Force in Cartagena, the initial planning meeting was…

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Ship built by Cotecmar Set sail for Honduras

Google Translation he logistics and cabotage support vessel (BAL-C), built in Cartagena by the Science and Technology Corporation, Cotemar of the Colombian Navy sailed this morning from the ARC Naval Base “Bolívar” and will arrive in Puerto Cortés in Honduras, on November 4, 2017. In this way, a new stage begins in the internationalization of the industrial services offered by the National Navy through Cotecmar; These results are the result of processes of internationalization and opening of markets that have had the support of the Presidency of the Republic. In…

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Crew training for the new Honduran ship built in Colombia

Google Translation The National Navy is carrying out the training of Officers and NCOs who will man the new BAL-C Logistics and Coastal Support Ship “Thank God”, built in Colombia by the Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of the Maritime Naval Industry and Fluvial, Cotecmar, for the Honduran Navy. The Caribbean Surface Flotilla conducts a theoretical-practical training conducted by the Caribbean Surface School and carried out on the ARC “Golfo de Morrosquillo”, similar to those of the FNH “Thank God”. For this reason and with the objective of…

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