Contraalmirante Cordero Commissioned at Mar del Plata

July 11, 2022 – This morning, a ceremony was held in which the ocean patrol vessel ARA “Rear Admiral Cordero” received its war flag, donated by the General Administration of Ports Society of the State. The act was presided over by the Commander of the Atlantic Naval Area, Rear Admiral Marcelo Luis Fernández. The unit, which depends on the Maritime…

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ARA Piedrabuena & S-2T Conduct Fishery Patrol

The ocean patrol vessel ARA Piedrabuena sailed from the Mar del Plata Naval Base last Wednesday to carry out Surveillance and Control operations of Maritime Spaces, in order to contribute to the preservation of the vital interests of the Argentine Nation. On June 24th, a Grumman S-2T Turbotracker aircraft, belonging to the Anti-Submarine Naval Air Squadron based at the Comandante…

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ARA Austral Completes CONICET Mission Research Deployment

On June 15th, oceanographic vessel ARA Austral returned to its base at the Mar del Plata Naval Base, after carrying out a scientific campaign in the Argentine Sea, by researchers from the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). The ship had set sail on May 19 to carry out studies of the physical and biotic environment of the…

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Argentina Claims Air Attack on Aircraft Carrier HMS Invincible

On May 30, 1982, two Super Etendard aircraft from the Second Air Naval Fighter and Attack Squadron of the Argentine Navy and 4 Skyhawk A-4C aircraft from the Air Force Fighter Group 4 attacked the British ship, east of the Malvinas Islands. To fulfill the mission of attacking the aircraft carrier HMS “Invincible”, two planes from the Second Air Naval…

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ARA Puerto Argentino Returns from 2022 Antarctic Patrol

The ARA notice “Puerto Argentino” arrived May 26th at the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, after participating in the Summer Antarctic Campaign (CAV) 2021-22. The unit, belonging to the Naval Amphibious and Logistics Command and under the command of Lieutenant Commander Patricio Adrián Alisi, was received by the Commander of the Sea Fleet, Rear Admiral Carlos María Allievi, accompanied by the…

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Argentine OPV Contraalmirante Cordero Delivered in France

In Concarneau (France) April 13th, the ceremony of affirmation of the national flag was held in the ocean patrol ship ARA “Rear Admiral Cordero” and the commissioning of its Commander. The ceremony was presided over by the Secretary of International Affairs for Defense, Mr. José Francisco Cafiero, accompanied by the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic in France, Leonardo Daniel Constantino;…

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Naval Group Helps Argentina Plan for OPV Maintenance

We held a meeting with representatives of the French company Naval Group and authorities of the Argentine Navy with the purpose of advancing in training for the maintenance of the four ocean patrol boats acquired from France with the same system used in the French Navy. During the meeting, the president of Tandanor Miguel Tudino said: “We appreciate that you…

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The “Uruguay” Antarctic Course

The dock 4 of Puerto Madero, today houses not only one of the last exponents of the well-known “Sarmiento” squad; but also part of Argentine history in Antarctica. The corvette ARA “Uruguay” with its 43.36 meters in length is impressive in the tourist circuit of the city of Buenos Aires, but its majesty is given by its feats, its miles…

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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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