ARA Bouchard Assists in Scientific Research

On September 4, the ocean patrol boat ARA “Bouchard” set sail from the Mar del Plata Naval Base with scientific personnel from the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET); of the Sea Research Center (CIMA) and the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), to carry out the deployment tasks of measurement equipment for the development of the research projects…

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General Belgrano Rescue Operations

(Google Translation) – It was an arduous and painful operation in which ships and aircraft participated, with the slogan of not leaving any sailor behind. The operation itself was a great feat, but it was also a great pain. In a sea of ​​uncertainty for not knowing what had happened to the ship, but with the suspicion of the worst,…

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ARA Bouchard Captures Chinese Jigger Illegally Fishing

May 4, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Argentine Navy under the Ministry of Defense reports that in the early hours of today, ocean patrol ARA “Bouchard” detected and captured a Chinese jigger boat that was fishing illegally within the Argentine Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The procedure began when the crew of the ocean patrol ARA “Bouchard” detected the jigger “HONG…

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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…

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