Bundestag Extends Foreign missions KFOR Kosovo Force and UNIFIL

June 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – The majority of the German Bundestag extended two foreign missions of the Bundeswehr on Friday. It concerns the mandate to continue the German participation in the international security presence in Kosovo (KFOR Kosovo Force) and to continue the participation of armed German armed forces in the “United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon” (UNIFIL United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon). Parliament extended the two missions for another year until June 30, 2020. With the extension of the missions by the German Bundestag, the Bundeswehr makes…

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Brazilian Navy Takes Delivery of First Modernized Lynx

November 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – On November 14, the Navy’s Aeronautical Board of Directors signed the Certificate of Conformity of the N-4001 aircraft, completing a stage of the Factory Acceptance Test of the first modernized Lynx aircraft . This aircraft will be received in Brazil in January 2019, which will enable, after its final acceptance in the country, the qualification / transition of pilots of the model Lynx Mk21A to the model Mk21B. The Brazilian Navy will have this modern means of air navigation to participate in the United…

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UNIFIL Flagship Liberal Rescued Syrians

October 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – The “Liberal” frigate, the current flagship of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force (FTM), rescued 31 refugees from a drifting boat in the Coast of Lebanon. Among those rescued were women and children who had been without food and water for three days. The passengers, very weakened, reported that they were Syrians, and that they were trying to arrive at Cyprus. The uncharged vessel was located about 41 nautical miles from the Lebanese capital Beirut. The “Liberal” frigate, which…

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FS Guépratte “visited” by Lebanese Navy

Google Translation The La Fayette frigate (FLF) Guépratte , currently deployed in the eastern Mediterranean, took advantage of an operational break in Lebanon at the beginning of September to conduct an exercise of cooperation with the Lebanese navy. After his departure from Beirut, the Guépratte played the part of a commercial vessel whose cargo could be doubtful. Two Lebanese fast boats set sail from the Jounieh naval base to conduct radio interrogations to identify the suspected trading vessel. Given the inconsistency of the responses from the commercial building, the FAL…

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