Atlantico Conducts Aviation Safety Survey

September 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – The team of the Navy Aeronautical Accident Investigation and Prevention Service (SIPAAerM), concluded, on September 11, the Aviation Security Survey (VSA) on the “Atlantic” Multipurpose Helicopter Carrier (PHM) for the purpose identify hazards and propose safety recommendations to minimize the risks inherent in air operations. The ship safely reached the milestone landing mark on board, which was obtained at night by a SH-16 aircraft. This achievement demonstrates the commitment of all military personnel involved in air operations, as it was obtained for a little…

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Brazilian Navy holds 60th edition of Operation UNITAS in Rio de Janeiro

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Brazilian Navy (MB) will hold, from August 19 to 30, in the maritime area adjacent to Rio de Janeiro – RJ, the 60th edition of Operation UNITAS (UNITAS LX / 2019). The 60th edition of Operation is the oldest multinational maritime exercise organized by the United States of America (USA), held since 1959, and has been in amphibious format since 2008. Its main objective is to increase interoperability between the navies and strengthen the ties of cooperation. and friendship. In the 2019 edition,…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Exercises With Brazilian Navy

May 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – After his stopover in Rio de Janeiro, the amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Thunder and the stealthy light frigate (FLF) La Fayette conducted a joint maneuver with the Brazilian Navy on May 7, 2019 during the Jeanne d’Arc mission . This series of operational readiness activities began early in the day with tactical evolutions off the Brazilian coast, gathering around the French ships , the Atlantico helicopter carrier , the Constituicão , Liberal and Independencia frigates , and the offshore patrol boat Apa . At…

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Brazilian Navy Takes Delivery of First Modernized Lynx

November 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – On November 14, the Navy’s Aeronautical Board of Directors signed the Certificate of Conformity of the N-4001 aircraft, completing a stage of the Factory Acceptance Test of the first modernized Lynx aircraft . This aircraft will be received in Brazil in January 2019, which will enable, after its final acceptance in the country, the qualification / transition of pilots of the model Lynx Mk21A to the model Mk21B. The Brazilian Navy will have this modern means of air navigation to participate in the United…

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