Exercise SIFOREX 2021 Participants Revealed

With the ARC Missile Frigate “Almirante Padilla”, the Colombian Navy will participate in the Silent Forces Exercise – SIFOREX 2021, to be held from September 19 to 23. These exercises are intended to increase interoperability in Anti-Submarine Warfare, allowing the crew of surface, submarine and air units to exchange knowledge, tactics and technology among participating countries. On this occasion, in…

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2021 DESI Closing Ceremony

February 26, 2021 – Commander, Submarine Forces hosted a combined Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) closing ceremony for the conclusion of the 2021 deployment season with Colombian submarine ARC Pijao (SS 28) and Peruvian submarine BAP Pisagua (SS 33) on Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Feb. 26. Established by U.S. Fleet Forces Command in 2001, the DESI program is a U.S. Navy…

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BAP Pisagua Enroute Begins SUBDIEX Operational Deployment

November 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On November 23, 2020, from the Callao Naval Base, the submarine BAP Pisagua (SS-33) set sail for the Atlantic coast of the United States of America, to participate in the Submarine Diesel Exercises SUBDIEX Operational Deployment, where during its development , anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare maneuvers will be carried out. The ceremony was…

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