Argentina has dropped out of this year's UNITAS annual naval exercises sponsored by the United States, with the participation of South American and other extra-region naval units, which are currently taking place in the Atlantic organized by Brazil.
The Argentine Rio Santiago Shipyards (ARS) are making plans to build a unit for the local Navy, which might turn out to be an amphibious ship of the LPD (Landing Platform Dock) type or a tank landing ship of the LST (Landing Ship Tank) type, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Argentina will create Antarctic Multidisciplinary Laboratories to further promote research in the country's bases in the white continent, in the framework of the program Building Science. The program is sponsored by the ministries of Foreign Affairs; Science, Technology and Innovation, and Defense, and has specific funds earmarked.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana and a team of top-ranking Navy officers are on a trip to Europe to hold talks with several shipyards for the purchase of a new submarine to replace the ARA San Juan, it was reported.
Eleven serving officers of the Argentine Army have been suspended from duty pending inquiries into the death of Second Lieutenant Matías Chirino after an initiation party at the Artillery Group Nº 3 barracks in Paso de los Libres, in the province of Corrientes last weekend.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Thursday welcomed the French-built Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV) ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the last of the four ships purchased through the National Defense Fund (FonDef).
Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana presided over the entry into operation of an air surveillance and control radar in Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego. The equipment (model RPA -170M) was designed and built entirely in Argentina.
While in Tierra del Fuego Argentine defense minister Jorge Taiana participated with Malvinas War Veterans of the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the joint operation attack on the Royal Navy's carrier, HMS Invincible, while again condemning UK for the illegitimate occupation of the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.
Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Monday welcomed his Bolivian counterpart Edmundo Novillo Aguilar in Buenos Aires. During the meeting, an agreement to create the so-called “Argentine-Bolivian Working Group” was signed.
Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana again accused the British government of being “cynical” since it has a double yardstick, on the one hand, they support Ukrainian sovereignty and on the other, they deny Argentine legitimate rights over Falklands/Malvinas islands sovereignty