Two Portuguese Navy Ships Visit São Tomé

Google Translation The two navy ships, the “Bérrio” refueling vessel and the “Zaire” patrol ship, who left Portugal on January 3 for a maritime training mission of the São Francisco Coast Guard, arrived in São Tomé on Monday. Upon the arrival of the Portuguese vessels, their commanders gave protocolary greetings to the Commander of the São Tomé and Príncipe Coast Guard (STP), the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Sao Tome and Principe, the Portuguese Ambassador to STP and to the Minister of National Defense and Internal Administration…

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NRP Bérrio and Zaire Deploying to Africa January 3rd

On 3 January, the ceremony for the start of the patrol vessel “Zaire” and the refueling vessel “Bérrio” will be held at the Lisbon Naval Base, in Alfeite, for a maritime training mission of the Sao Tome and Principe Coast Guard. The ceremony will be chaired by the Minister of National Defense, Professor Doctor Azeredo Lopes. The two ships will sail to the Gulf of Guinea with the mission of promoting the training project of the São Tomé and Príncipe Coast Guard and technical-military cooperation with the friendly countries of…

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Ships Arrive in Azores for Exercise Lusitano 17

Google Translation The Immediate Response Force (FRI) Naval Component arrived on Tuesday at the port of Praia da Vitória, after four days of transit, during which it developed an intense training activity, in order to prepare itself effectively and efficiently to participate in the joint exercise Lusitano 17. Inserted in a scenario and context of crisis and sociopolitical instability, where the asymmetric threat emerges, and in order to ensure the use of this port as landing point and logistical support, a set of preparatory and essential actions have been outlined…

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NRP Bérrio Conducts UNREP Training

Google Translation The naval component of the Immediate Reaction Force (FRI), made up of NRP Bérrio as the flagship, by the NRP Corte-Real frigate, a force of marines and teams of divers with inactivation valves for explosive devices and search and rescue, begins tomorrow in the Azores the participation in the joint exercise Lusitano 17, where they will join to these means, the patrol boat oceanic NRP Figueira da Foz. The Lusitano is an exercise that takes place on the island of Terceira involving the Navy, the Army and the…

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