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  • 29 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Chilean Navy frigates Almirante Cochrane, Almirante Condell and Almirante Lynch are set to undergo an obsolescence upgrade that will be undertaken by Cohort subsidiary Sea. The programme is being carried out in preparation for a major revamp of the Chilean Navy ships’ air warfare systems. The British company said it would fit the frigates with new […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) conducted flight operations with a Chilean navy helicopter during the Southern Seas 2011 transit of the Strait of Magellan, May 28. The flight operation was completed successfully as the Chilean pilots flying the Dauphin AS-365N2 landed safely aboard Thach to fly a Chilean officer home on […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) departed Punta Arenas, Chile, May 24 after spending four days participating in events with the Chilean navy and community. U.S. Sailors attended Glorias Navales, a national navy celebration, and engaged in ship tours and volunteer projects with Chilean navy partners. “For the Chilean people, […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Chile’s ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard has awarded Damen Marine Components a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for the Chilean Navy’s new Antarctic research vessel. Designed in collaboration with VARD Canada, the LRS -Polar 5 Class vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2021. A maiden voyage to Antarctic Polar Circle is expected to […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) participated in a series of exercises with the Chilean navy submarine CNS Carrera (SS 22), and Chilean navy ships CNS Condell (FF 06) and CNS Blanco (FF 15), June 22. During the three-day passing exercise (PASSEX), ships from both navies trained with each […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two vessels from the Chilean Navy fleet have been deployed to inspect and prevent the possible fuel leaks after a ferry accident.   The Navimag ferry Amadeo I struck a rock and started listing in the Kirke pass, 50 kilometers southwest of Puerto Natales. The ferry was carrying 17 passengers and 28 crew, all of which […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ministry of National Defense of Chile and the United States Department of the Navy released a Joint Statement on the Research, Development and Use of Alternative Fuels.   Reaffirming the longstanding commitment by both countries to work in close partnership to support military capabilities that enable the two nations to effectively conduct combined military […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Chilean Navy will likely acquire the remaining two Dutch Karel Dorman-class (M-frigates) frigates as they retire from the Royal Netherlands Navy’s service, following the signing of a letter of intent (LoI) between the two sides. The LoI was signed during the visit of Dutch defense procurement organization director Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard to Chile. […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    For 40 days, Chilean replenishment ship AO-52 Almirante Montt will be conducting at-sea training with Canadian Pacific Fleet sailors to prepare for the arrival of Canada’s new Queenston-class supply ships. Partnering with Montt are HMC Ships Vancouver and Calgary, which will practice Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) operations. The collaboration was formalized by a Mutual Logistic Support Arrangement […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Chilean Navy has selected Lockheed Martin Canada to upgrade combat management systems on its Type 23 frigates. The company will provide its CMS 330 system which will now be featured on four different warship classes – New Zealand Navy Anzac-class frigates, and Canadian Navy AOPS and Halifax-class ships. Lockheed Martin was selected as prime contractor […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) arrived in Punta Arenas, Chile, May 20, as part of their six-month deployment in support of Southern Seas 2011. While in Punta Arenas, Boone and Thach Sailors will attend several Glorias Navales events, a national navy celebration, to develop bonds and promote partnership with […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Chilean Navy has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract to upgrade the steering consoles of Scorpène-class submarines. The contract is part of the country’s wider submarines modernization program which will also see two Type-209 boats receive some features of the Scorpene-class submarines including steering consoles and energy converter. Chile operates two Scorpene-class […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships deployed in support of the U Southern Command’s Enduring Promise initiative are scheduled to undertake interoperability and partnership exercises in Ecuador, Peru and Chile, the navy has said. Ships taking part in the initiative are amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD 25) and guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). Somerset has approximately […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Vard Marine, a Fincantieri company designing and building specialized vessels, announced Februaury 1 that it has been selected to design one Antarctic icebreaking vessel for the Chilean Navy. The company said the contract value was approximately four million Euros. Vard Marine has been awarded the contract by the Chilean ASMAR Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Company to design an […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Chilean Navy announced that the first of its two P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft departed the Concon Air Base to begin its modernization overhaul in Canada. The Orions will be overhauled by Canada’s IMP under a contract signed in October 2016. Under the structural mid-life upgrade modification, the Orions will receive upgraded engines, and […]

  • 19 December 2019

    The Royal Navy’s ocean survey vessel HMS Scott (H131) arrived several days ago to the south of Chile to assist in the search for debris from a missing Chilean military plane. The plane, C-130 Hercules, crashed in the Drake Passage while en route to a Chilean military base in Antarctica on December 9. At the […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Italian Navy has just concluded its first collaboration with the Chilean Navy in the Antarctic Peninsula at the base of the southern hemisphere. Lieutenant Commander Nicola Pizzeghello, and Petty Officer Giuseppe Ghirardini, of the Italian Navy Hydrographic Institute, based in Genoa, both hydro-oceanography specialists, on board Nave Aquiles, Chilean logistics support unit commanded by Commander Rodolfo […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The second-tallest and longest sailing ship in the world represents a lot of things to the Chilean navy… By Nathan Max (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, July 13, 2011;

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    A Sailor assigned to amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) swapped places with sailors from Chilean frigate CNS Almirante Cochrane (FF 05) as the ships headed west to Hawaii for the 2016 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, June 23. Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Raul Afanador spent the day aboard Cochrane observing shipboard evolutions, […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Chilean ASMAR Shipyards has contracted GE’s Marine Solutions to deliver a complete 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 […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Training & Education

    U.S. and Chilean Navies joined in a submarine rescue exercise in waters off Point Loma Thursday… By Chris Chan (nbcsandiego) [mappress] Source: nbcsandiego, November 04, 2011

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chilean resupply ship Almirante Montt arrived at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt April 4 as part of the short-term Mutual Logistic Support Arrangement between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Chilean Navy. The vessel will sail with the Canadian Pacific Fleet from April to June, participating in exercises that will provide sailors with essential operational […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) arrived in Valparaiso, Chile to begin the Pacific Phase (PAC) of UNITAS 52, June 24. The frigates will participate in the Chilean hosted, two-week multinational exercise along with naval partners from Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, June 24 through July 8. While in port, […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has announced that, together with the Chilean Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOA), it plans to research possible alterations to the subsea floor caused by the earthquake and tsunami in February 2010, reports Santiago Times. The research vessel USNS Pathfinder will conduct the investigation in the Bay of Concepción and the Gulf […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) arrived in Talcahuano, Chile, June 10. The port visit is being conducted as part of a six-month deployment in support of Southern Seas 2011. While in Talcahuano, Boone and Thach Sailors will work closely with Chilean naval partners and local residents to promote […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Delegates from U.S. 4th Fleet met with members of the Chilean navy Nov. 25-26 during the annual Operational Naval Committee (ONC) conference hosted by 4th Fleet at Naval Station Mayport. The purpose of the ONC to discuss and plan upcoming maritime operations, exercises, and theater security cooperation events that the U.S. and Chile intend to […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Industry news

      The Chilean Navy has taken delivery of the first Airbus Military C295 in its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) configuration. The handover took p… (defencetalk) [mappress] Source: defencetalk, April 5, 2011;

  • 1 July 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43) departed Valparaiso, Chile, along with navy ships from four countries to begin exercises of the Pacific Phase (PAC) of UNITAS 52, June 29. The Chilean-hosted, two-week multinational exercise began with the arrival of ships from the navies of Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru in […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    IMP Aerospace was recently awarded a contract for the service life extension, depot maintenance and avionics upgrade of the Chilean Navy’s P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft. Rockwell Collins has now announced that IMP selected its Flight2 integrated avionics system for the cockpit modernization. “Chilean Navy pilots will experience greater situational awareness and communications capabilities with the […]