Navies of Argentina and Chile meet to analyze and evaluate procedures

September 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – This in order to increase and stimulate communication in the Naval Austral Area (ANAU), increasing knowledge and cooperation in the activities that both institutions carry out together. On the occasion of the XXXII Bilateral Meeting between the Naval Austral Area (ANAU) and the Third Naval Zone, on Monday, September 16, the minutes of agreements between the two institutions were signed, which allow the yearning for cooperation in the naval and maritime field, inspired by the Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1984. The firm…

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Chile Celebrates 102 Years of Submarines

(Google Translation) – The hoisting Picture foto_00000001of the Chilean pavilion on Holland-type submarines marks the creation of the specialty that serves under the slogan “Semper Fidelis”. On March 28, 1918, the flotilla sailed to Valparaiso on its maiden voyage commanded by Rear Admiral Luis Gomez Carreño. Hymn of the Submarine Submarine Force action in the sea already very soon we are going to set sail and for Chile the life we ​​will give in defense of its freedom Submarines action in the sea already very soon we are going to…

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First Year Cadets Learn on Talls Ship Esmeralda

June 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – As part of the professional training activities scheduled for this year by the Naval School “Arturo Prat” , this June 6, the first year cadets of the campus visited the School Ship “Esmeralda” , which will initiate her sixty-fourth Instructional Cruise this June 9. The activity was carried out in order to carry out a practical Nautical class on board, in which the cadets had to apply the nomenclature and go through all the maneuvering stations, understanding the purpose and rationale of each element.…

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Naval Museums of Chile

Google Translation National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museum is located in the building of the former Naval School, on Paseo 21 de Mayo, Playa Ancha, Valparaíso.Its mission is to become the main reference in the country in the field of maritime and naval history, thus achieving a greater national identity with the sea and all the activities and matters that are carried out around it.Hours of operation: Tuesday to Sunday and Monday holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Telephones: +56 32 2537651 +56 32 2537018http://www.mmn.cl/ Cuna de Prat sanctuary…

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Icebreaker “Óscar Viel” Says Goodbye

February 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – On January 4, at the pier of Asmar in Punta Arenas, the farewell ceremony of the icebreaker AP-46 “Almirante Óscar Viel” belonging to the Third Naval Zone was held, starting its last navigation on January 8 to Talcahuano. where, officially, this Monday, February 11, he was discharged from the service of the Chilean Navy. In an emotional ceremony, which was chaired by the Commander in Chief of the Navy (S), Guillermo Luttges VA and was marked by details and memories, the last crew composed…

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Chinese Hospital Ship to Visit to Dominica Instead of Chilean Navy Bicentennial

October 3, 2018 – In a surprise change of schedule, the Chinese navy hospital ship Ark Peace will visit Dominica on October 12 through 19 instead of the originally planned attendance at the Chilean Navy Bicentennial October 14. This will be the first time for Ark Peace to visit Dominica which is the 39th country to be visited. During the visit, the mission commanders will pay courtesy calls on the senior government officials of Dominica. Hospital ship Ark Peace will offer free medical services to the local people and staff…

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Armada de Chile begins its Bicentennial commemorating the First Naval Operation of Chile

Google Translation From March 2017 until October 2018, the Chilean Navy will be carrying out various activities to commemorate its 200 years of life. During the celebration of the Bicentennial the strategic vision and historical legacies will be presented, in the naval and maritime fields, with which the Institution has contributed to the consolidation of the national territory and development of the country, among which is the sustained effort in establishing an integrated maritime policy based on national interests; and, on the other hand, the future challenge to which the…

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GE to Provide Full Propulsion System Solution to the Chilean Navy’s Icebreaker

GE’s Marine Solutions was chosen by ASMAR Shipyards to provide the complete scope of an integrated marine propulsion system for the Chilean Navy’s new Antarctic icebreaking Polar Class vessel. It will replace the retired icebreaker to continue the navy’s Antarctic expedition for search and rescue missions, scientific research, logistic support and resupplying bases in the Chilean Antarctic Territory. The 110-meter long vessel will have GE’s full marine propulsion system to power and propel the vessel, including diesel electric propulsion, GE’s International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Tier 3-compliant diesel engine, a complete…

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CNS Lautaro Begins Combined Naval Antarctic Patrol Support

Google Translation ATF-67 “Lautaro” sailed on Thursday December 14 to the Antarctic to begin its phase as a ship commissioned to the XX version of the Combined Naval Antarctic Patrol (PANC), developed by the Chilean and Argentine Navies. [smartslider3 slider=52] This patrol seeks to ensure the safe passage of ships that circumnavigate the Antarctic waters and thus respond quickly to maritime emergencies that may occur. The process, which consists of four stages, began with the “Alfa” phase on November 15 until December 17, ending and giving way to the second “Bravo”…

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Transport “Aquiles” finalizes its first commission framed in the Antarctic Campaign 2017-2018

Google Translation Punta Arenas. This December 10, the transport AP-41 “Aquiles” sailed to Valparaiso after making his first commission of the 71st Naval Antarctic Campaign, where he sailed a total of 5,750 nautical miles, equivalent to 10,638 kilometers, and was intended for logistic support of national and international operators, in addition to satisfying the institutional needs settled on the White Continent. Part of the tasks carried out during the 20 days of commission was the transfer of the Antarctic Equipment and Reparation Brigade period 2017-2018, destined to the Naval Base…

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Undersea Rescue Command and Chilean Navy to Kick Off CHILEMAR VII

Undersea Rescue Command (URC) and the Chilean Navy will conduct CHILEMAR VII, a bilateral exercise designed to demonstrate interoperability between the U.S. submarine rescue system and Chilean submarines on Oct. 16. The exercise will take place off the coast of Talcauhano, Chile. Chilean submarine CS O’Higgins and URC will practice a rescue scenario which demonstrates URC’s submarine rescue capabilities by mobilizing and employing the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and the Submarine Rescue Chamber (SRC). The SRC, a McCann rescue camber designed prior to World War II and still used today,…

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