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  • Tuesday, December 15th 2015 - 06:03 UTC

    Controversy over Argentine navy recently incorporated Russian sloops

    Minister Martinez argues “they are not polar or icebreakers, and much less multi-purpose sloops or useful for ocean patrolling”.

    Argentina's Defense minister Julio Martínez has only been in office a few days but he already has a huge challenge on his desk: the four Russian sloops recently arrived in Buenos Aires and which according to the previous administration of Cristina Fernandez cost ten million dollars and are very appropriate for naval patrolling.

  • Monday, December 7th 2015 - 06:45 UTC

    Russian sloops with Falklands/Malvinas names incorporated to Argentine Navy

    “Some time has gone by since the Navy last incorporated new units. This is significant for what it means to the Navy's spirit”, said minister Agustín Rossi. during the ceremony

    Four Russian built sloops with polar capacity were delivered in Buenos Aires this weekend and incorporated to the Argentine Navy, all of them with names related to the Falklands/Malvinas Islands. The vessels were formally received during a ceremony headed by Defense minister Agustín Rossi and the navy chief Admiral Gastón Fernando Erice.