ARA Bouchard on First Sovereignty Patrol

April 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – In coordination with the Naval Prefecture, in order to support the task of the Coast Guard GC-27 “Prefect Fique” and verify the behavior of the fishing vessels in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the Argentine Navy highlighted a Grumman S-plane 2 Turbo Tracker belonging to the Anti-submarine Naval Squadron (EA2S).

Upon arrival in the area of ​​operations, and as a result of the prevailing weather conditions, the crew under the command of Lieutenant Commander Fernando Sebastián Gigena could see that the fishing boats had abandoned their fishing tasks to adopt a course heading south.

At the moment, the ocean patrol ARA “Bouchard” with station at the Mar del Plata Naval Base, is getting ready to set sail again for the area from which he returned on Sunday, April 5, after completing the first patrol since his arrival in the country . An inspector from the Undersecretariat of Fisheries will participate in the navigation

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