Naval Group Delivers Final OPV for the Argentine Navy

The fourth and last Argentine offshore patrol boat type OPV 87, the A.R.A. Contraalmirante Cordero, was delivered today to the Argentine Navy by teams from Naval Group and Kership, a joint subsidiary of Piriou and Naval Group. The ceremony of handing over and taking command of the last ship in the series marks the completion of a successful program. The…

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Mar del Plata Welcomed Velas Latinoamérica 2022

Yesterday afternoon (March 9), the Tall Ships of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay held a nautical parade off the coast of Mar del Plata, thus inaugurating the activities of the Velas Latinoamérica 2022 meeting. , the units were escorted by the ocean patrol boats ARA “Piedrabuena” and ARA “Storni”, along with vessels from the Argentine Naval Prefecture and…

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Argentina Marks 62 Years in the Antarctic Treaty

December 1 marks the 62nd anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty. Regulates the presence of the human being in Antarctica, the scientific research and the logistics necessary for this purpose; and established that Antarctica would be used exclusively for peaceful purposes. This document aims to ensure the freedom of scientific research and the promotion of international cooperation for…

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Argentina Begins 2021 Socio Sanitary River Campaign

July 13, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Minister of Defense, Agustín Rossi , led today in the Buenos Aires Naval Station the start ceremony of the 2021 Socio Sanitary River Campaign that will visit the most vulnerable populations located on the banks of the Paraná River, in the provinces of Entre Ríos and Santa Fe , to provide care and…

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25th Anniversary of the Naval Airborne Maritime Surveillance Squadron

April 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – Last Tuesday, at the Punta Indio Air Naval Base (BAPI), the ceremony was held to commemorate the 25 years of the creation of the Naval Airborne Maritime Surveillance Squadron (EA1V). It was carried out following the prevention measures required by the context of the pandemic and was attended by representatives of the destinations based…

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ARA Indomita Patrols Beagle Channel Area

October 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – The speedboat ARA Indomita, belonging to the Fast Lanyards Group, set sail from the Comodoro de Marina “Augusto Lasserre” military dock in the city of Ushuaia with the aim of carrying out individual training and the replacement of personnel and material at the Maritime Traffic Surveillance and Control (PVyCTM). The positions where the supply,…

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Argentina Readies for Antarctic Summer Campaign 2020-2021

October 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Defense Minister, Agustín Rossi , yesterday headed a meeting of the Antarctic Joint Command in which the different actions aimed at carrying out the 2020/2021 Antarctic Summer Campaign (CAV) were reviewed, which in this edition will have the challenge of fulfilling the tasks essential for the relief of endowments and supplies, under strict…

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Tall Ship Juan Sebastián Begins XCIII Instruction Cruise

August 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Juan Sebastián De Elcano training ship begins its XCIII Midshipman Instruction Cruise in which it is scheduled to make its eleventh round the world, as one of the most important milestones of the Commemoration of the V Centenary of the First Round the World. The ship set sail this morning from the La…

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