Antonio Marceglia Trains with Brazilian Navy in Gulf of Guinea

Transiting off the Senegalese coast, in transit to the area of ​​operations in the Gulf of Guinea, Nave Marceglia has planned a training activity at close range with the Brazilian frigate “Independência”, Niterói class. The training occasion saw the two units engaged in elementary and advanced kinematic maneuvers and coordinated flight operations with the helicopters on board. In full compliance…

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Brazilian and US Navies Take Part in Inaugural Operation Guinex

Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) participated in the first iteration of the Brazilian-led, Gulf of Guinea exercise called Operation Guinex with the Brazilian Frigate Independencia, August 23, 2021. Guinex is the first exercise off of Africa’s Atlantic coast to have participation by both U.S. and Brazilian naval vessels. The engagement highlights the U.S. and Brazil’s shared…

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Brazilian Frigate Independência Deploys for UNIFIL

March 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Frigate “Independência”, of the Brazilian Navy, unraveled, on March 16, from the Port of Natal-RN to compose the Maritime Task Force of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (FTM-UNIFIL), where it will act as a Ship Flagship of the operation. It is Brazil’s 17th participation in FTM-UNIFIL, an operation in which the…

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