Brazil’s Navy Conducts Integrated Training

Improve the techniques for disembarkation of means and military personnel on land from Fleet ships, both by surface and by helicopter. This is the focal point of Operation Aderex-Amphibious 2022, which starts today (28) and runs until July 8 in the maritime area between the states of Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo.

“It is a great opportunity for training, as the Navy will conduct an amphibious incursion, preparing our troops for the projection from sea to land, either using Landing Craft and Amphibious Caterpillar Cars (CLAnf), or using aircraft. of elements of special operations through techniques such as Operational Free Jump (a method of infiltration in terrain that is difficult to access by parachuting) and Tethered-Duck (landing made from a helicopter in an aquatic environment with a boat and equipment necessary to fulfill a mission of combat)”, said the Landing Force Commander, Sea and War Captain Luís Felippe Valentini da Silva.

“Aderex-Amphibia 2022 is an opportunity for us to establish close contact with the maritime community. In this case, in Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo, demonstrating our ability to provide maritime security, especially in the Campos Basin. As well as offering the community the opportunity to get to know our ships and better understand our work”, highlighted the Commander of the Task Group, Rear Admiral Marcelo Menezes Cardoso.

 

About 1,700 military personnel participate in the training, aboard the Combat Vehicle Landing Vessel (NDCC) “Almirante Saboia”, on the Multipurpose Dock Ship “Bahia”, on the Frigate “Constituição”, on the Frigate “Liberal”, on the Ocean Support Vessel “Purus”, on the Ocean Patrol Vessel “Apa”, on the Patrol Vessel “Macaé” and on the General Cargo Landing Vessel “Camboriú”. The Landing Troop will employ Amphibious Caterpillar Cars, Armored Vehicles on wheels “Piranha”, Unimog S5000 Vehicles and 105mm Light Gun Howitzers. The Task Group will also be supported by Super Cougar (UH-15), Seahawk (SH-16), Super Lynx (AH-11B), Esquilo (UH-12), Skyhawk (AF-1) aircraft of the Brazilian Navy. , and the P-3AM aircraft of the Brazilian Air Force, in addition to a detachment of Combat Divers and Special Operations elements.

 

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