ARA Libertad Visits Rio de Janeiro

January 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – In navigation – The frigate ARA “Libertad”, under the command of the Captain Juan Carlos Romay, released yesterday moorings of Pier Mauá, his place of docking in the city of Rio de Janeiro where he was since Saturday, in the frame of the 48th Instruction Trip. After leaving the bay of Guanabara, the school ship…

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Spanish Tall Ship Juan Sebastian de Elcano Visited Brazil

December 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – Between Tuesday 10 and Sunday 15 December, the ship-school “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” made a stop at the port of Rio de Janeiro. This is the third scale of the XCII Instruction Cruise and involves the 30th visit to this city, and the 59th visit to the Federative Republic of Brazil. For the “Juan…

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USS Wasp Arrives New Homeport of Norfolk

November 18, 2019 – USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 18 completing a homeport shift after spending nearly two years forward deployed to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan and operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet (C7F) area of operations. The ship departed Sasebo Aug. 26 and began its transit to Norfolk. Wasp will be replaced by…

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Juan Sebastian Departs Cadiz for Training Cruise

November 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the morning of Sunday, November 3, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” Ship-School sailed from the port of Cádiz to begin the XCII Instruction Cruise. The official exit was presided by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, also attending the main civil and military authorities of the city. The ship, under the…

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Rio de Janeiro Navy Fuel Depot Acquires Armored Vessel

August 22, 2019 (Google Translation) – This month, the newly incorporated Barracuda Armored Vessel went into operation at the Rio de Janeiro Navy Fuel Depot (DepCMRJ). The employment of the vessel at DepCMRJ will be exclusively geared towards organic security actions to prevent / respond to invasions, traffic, anchoring and irregular fishing within the maritime security area of ​​this military…

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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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Brazilian Navy holds 60th edition of Operation UNITAS in Rio de Janeiro

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Brazilian Navy (MB) will hold, from August 19 to 30, in the maritime area adjacent to Rio de Janeiro – RJ, the 60th edition of Operation UNITAS (UNITAS LX / 2019). The 60th edition of Operation is the oldest multinational maritime exercise organized by the United States of America (USA), held since 1959,…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Exercises With Brazilian Navy

May 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – After his stopover in Rio de Janeiro, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Thunder and the stealthy light frigate (FLF) La Fayette conducted a joint maneuver with the Brazilian Navy on May 7, 2019 during the Jeanne d’Arc mission . This series of operational readiness activities began early in the day with tactical evolutions off…

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thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Embraer equip the Brazilian Navy for the future

March 29, 2019 – The consortium Águas Azuis was selected as the preferred bidder for the construction of four new corvettes of the Tamandaré class. The consortium Águas Azuis, consisting of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and Atech has been selected by the Brazilian Navy as the preferred bidder for the construction of four defense ships of the…

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Brazilian Navy Participates in Operation Atlantic V

November 14, 2018 (Google Translation) – On November 6, nine ships of the Brazilian Navy suspended from Rio de Janeiro to Itaoca on the coast of Espírito Santo. This year, Operation “Dragon XXXIX” was inserted in Operation “Atlantic V”, a joint exercise coordinated by the Ministry of Defense, which until today has gathered (2,845) 2,845 Navy personnel, as well as…

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Brazilian Navy incorporates three “MEARIM” Oceanic Support Ships

Google Translation In a ceremony presided by the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral of Squadron Ilques Barbosa Junior, three Oceanic Support Ships (NApOc): the “Mearim”, the “Iguatemi” and the “Purus”, which were baptized and participated of Show of Armament and Transfer to the Operative Sector, on July 9, at the Navy Arsenal of Rio de Janeiro. The event…

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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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Rockwell Collins to highlight latest communications, training, networking and perimeter protection solutions at LAAD 2017

March 29, 2017 – Rockwell Collins, a trusted avionics and communications leader present in Brazil for more than 40 years, will highlight its strong customer relationships and advanced offerings for Latin America during LAAD Defense & Security 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, April 4-7. “We have increased our local footprint, adding more resources to the local office, and renovating our…

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