Thursday, October 1, 2020

Colombian Navy launched two new landing craft

The Colombian Navy (ARC) recently launched two new landing craft in the presence of Mariana Martínez Cuellar, Vice Minister of Defence for Strategy and Planning.

These two boats were built in the shipyard of the Corporation of Science and Technology for Development of the Naval, Maritime and Fluvial (Cotecmar) Industry and mark a milestone in the company, because for the first time in history built two ships simultaneously .

The ARC GOLFO DE MORROSQUILLO (pennant number 242) and ARC BAHIA MALAGA (243) are designated as BDA (Amphibious Landing Barges) and are intended for amphibious operations in remote locations.

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These vessels, designed and built by Colombian hands, have the ability to conduct operations in riverine and coastal areas, providing support to the missions of disaster relief and logistical support to diverse populations, especially those with difficult approach and to land bases of the Navy, to transport troops and cargo among others

Photo by  Cotecmar
Photo by Cotecmar

Photo by  Cotecmar
Photo by Cotecmar

Photo by  Cotecmar
Photo by Cotecmar

Photo by  Cotecmar
Photo by Cotecmar

Photo by  Cotecmar
Photo by Cotecmar

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