Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Visits Puerto Belgrano Naval Base

Defense Minister Jorge Taiana visited the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base and the Comandante Espora Air Naval Base August 27, where he witnessed various military exercises and spoke with men and women of the Argentine Navy. “Our Navy has a great disposition to work in the protection of our river sovereignty,” said Taiana. The visit began at the facilities of the…

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Argentine Navy Celebrates 59 Years of the Grumman Tracker

May 31, 2021 (Google Translation) – The sun peeks over the hangars of the Comandante Espora Air Base (BACE) where the Naval Air Anti-Submarine Squadron (EA2S) is located. The silhouette of a Tracker is drawn between the earth and the still orange sky, and the noise of its turbines deafens the scene. With lights and signals, the EA2S staff enables…

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KERSHIP Lorient Launches Another OPV for Argentina

May 27, 2021 (Google Translation) – KERSHIP LORIENT launched the hull of a new OPV which will be transported to Concarneau, as for the previous one, for fitting out. The significant load plan of KERSHIP LORIENT, currently fueled by the significant construction programs of KERSHIP, PIRIOU and NAVAL GROUP recently garnered, has led the Lanester-based site to anticipate by launching…

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ARA Puerto Argentino Deploys for Combined Naval Antarctic Patrol

November 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – This morning, from the dock of the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base and bound for Ushuaia, the ARA notice “Puerto Argentino” set sail, to comply with the Combined Naval Antarctic Patrol (PANC) 2020/21, which takes place every year together with the Chilean Navy. The sailing ceremony was presided over by the Commander of the Sea…

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Argentina Participation in UNITAS LXI

November 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Argentine Navy participated under the virtual modality and served as advisor to the Commander of the Amphibious Task Force and the Commander of the Landing Force; and covered functions as operations assistant for both Forces. Tomorrow the UNITAS LXI 2020 Operation ends, the most important multinational exercise in the hemisphere, which began on…

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The Beagle Channel with the presence of naval units

August 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crews of the ARA “Indómita” speedboat and the ARA “Bahía Agradable” warning carried out maneuvers and were trained in techniques and tactics in the Beagle Channel. Likewise, both carried out the transfer of material and personnel from the Maritime Traffic Surveillance and Control Posts. The units belonging to the Fast Boat Group and…

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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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ARA Islas Malvinas Quarantined off Puerto Belgrano

March 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – ARA “Islas Malvinas” is anchored before entering the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, its natural station, as a preventive measure by Covid-19. The unit of the Sea Fleet had sailed from Uhuaia days ago, after having completed the Combined Naval Antarctic Patrol (PANC) carried out in conjunction with the Chilean Navy, which meant three months…

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