Defence Notes

PREMIUM: South American countries seek enhanced Antarctic capabilities

14th July 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London


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Argentina, Brazil and Chile are modernising their Antarctic naval capabilities by building new icebreakers or procuring second-hand vessels.

All three countries have scientific and research civilian programmes in the region that require logistical support from their armed forces.

The Brazilian Navy in June released an RfP to procure a new ...

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