The Uruguayan Navy celebrated its 206th anniversary Wednesday during a ceremony attended by President Luis Lacalle Pou, Defense Minister Javier García, Navy Chief Admiral Jorge Wilson, and other high-ranking officials, according to reports from Montevideo.
The Uruguayan Air Force (FAU) Hercules C-130 transport carrying 80 evacuees from Israel has landed in Madrid, Defense Minister Javier García confirmed in Montevideo. Glad to have you among us. Welcome to Hercules FAU 594, García posted on X (formerly Twitter).
A Uruguayan Air Force (FAU) Hercules C-130 transport aircraft departed Wednesday carrying some 200 troops to be deployed in the Golan Heights, on the border between Israel and Syria, for a United Nations peacekeeping mission, it was reported in Montevideo.
A Uruguayan Air Force (FAU) Hercules C-130 aircraft was to leave for Israel Wednesday to rescue nationals of the South American country willing to leave the war-torn Middle East, Defense Minister Javier García explained Tuesday in Montevideo.
Uruguay's Senate has approved the promotion of the first three female military officers to reach the rank of colonel in the South American country's armed forces, Defense Minister Javier García announced Monday.
Uruguayan Defense Minister Javier García Tuesday suggested in Buenos Aires that the II Latin American and Caribbean Conference on United Nations Peace Operations should condemn Russia's military deployment in Ukraine.
Uruguayan authorities Monday announced they had placed an order for the purchase of two brand-new Ocean Patrol Vessels (OPV) from the Spanish shipyard Cardama for € 82 million, it was reported in Montevideo.
Ensign Nati Fontaine became Uruguay's first female naval aviation pilot after completing her training course. She was given her credentials by Vice President Beatriz Argimón.
Gen. Mario Stevenazzi Wednesday took over from Gen. Gerardo Fregosi as head of Uruguay's Army during a ceremony at the Army headquarters in which Defense Minister Javier García praised the force's work during the Covid-19 pandemic and in other matters of national sovereignty.
An Uruguayan Air Force Hercules C-130 aircraft landed at the Artigas Base in Antarctica carrying some 40 scientists for the 2022-2023 campaign to work on 18 projects, marking the 37th anniversary of Uruguay's entry as a consultative member of the Antarctic Treaty System.