Two Chilean Navy Ships Engage in MEDEVAC Duty

During the day of September 11, the Institution deployed a medical evacuation operation in the oceanic area of ​​the Cook Bay sector, some 200 kilometers from Punta Arenas, capital of the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic Region. The operation was activated at 10:53 am, through a request to the Punta Arenas Search and Rescue Center; the support was requested by the…

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CNS Almirante Latorre Makes Port Call in Punta Arenas

May 2, 2021 (Google Translation) – During the morning of Saturday, May 1, the Frigate “Almirante Latorre” arrived at the Prat Pier in the city of Punta Arenas, as part of a routine training deployment operation in the Austral theater of operations, which the National Squad Units perform periodically. The “Latorre” frigate is an Adelaide class combat unit, recently acquired…

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BE Esmeralda Training Cruise Visiting Southern Regions

February 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – After making a coastal navigation from the Molo de Abrigo to Concón with unfolded sail, after its departure on February 8, the School Ship “Esmeralda” set out heading west towards the Juan Fernández Archipelago. There he made an operational landfall during the morning of February 11 and until the next day, allowing a large…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Arrives at the Strait of Magellan for 500th Anniversary

October 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Replicating the feat carried out by the Magellan-Elcano expedition 500 years ago, the training ship ‘Juan Sebastian de Elcano’, accompanied by the Chilean Navy training ship ‘Esmeralda’, sailed through the Strait of Magellan, arriving at Punta Arenas after both sister ships rendezvoused at sea yesterday. It has previously been announced that ARA Libertad was…

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Chilean Scorpene Trains in Southern Waters

September 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of the operations planned annually by the Naval Operations Command, a “Scorpene Class” submarine (believed to be O’Higgins) dependent on the Submarine Force is carrying out characteristic operations in the southern zone. These also include tasks of maritime audits in the jurisdiction of the Third Naval Zone. The staff of the…

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