June 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – ARC “Independiente” missile frigate sailed from the main dock of the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base to participate in the Unitas Naval Exercises in its 2019 version, which will take place in Chile.
Since 1985, the year in which the “Independent” ARC carried out its first Unitas operation, the Colombian Navy has participated in these Naval Exercises that aim to achieve the highest level of enlistment of a multinational force to face an international threat.
In the No.60 version, the Unitas Naval Exercises gather naval units from different countries to carry out the training of the crew in real naval, antiaircraft, antisubmarine, and maritime interdiction operations, among others.
The excellent performance, teamwork and high level of enlistment of all the crew of the units of the naval institution is always the objective and the tradition, but beyond this recognition, it is to have the certainty that it has the ability to protect sovereignty, afloat units are ready to face and fight any threat that threatens the international and global regional order.
In this way, the units of the Colombian Navy have demonstrated their capabilities in the different operational scenarios, leaving the name of the Naval Institution on high.
The Colombian Navy, through the Caribbean Naval Force, continues to develop operations that strengthen the defense of sovereignty, the protection of maritime communication lines and the frontal fight against threats that threaten the stability of the region, ratifying likewise its commitment to safeguard the maritime interests of the nation and in constant preparation for the development of national and international naval operations.