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23 - 26 June, 2020 | Lima Peru

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Anticipated renewal of the Argentine surface fleet: Vision for 2025

Anticipated renewal of the Argentine surface fleet: Vision for 2025

Delivered at our Surface Warships Conference that took place earlier this year, this presentation from Rear Admiral David Burden, Director General of Materiel, Argentine Navy outlines Argentina’s plans for procurement and modernisation of its surface fleet.

Download the presentation to learn more about:

  • The capabilities needed for Argentina to support Antarctic logistics
  • Plans for renewal and acquisition of OPVs and light frigates
  • How Argentina plans on enhancing multi-mission modularity to project credible naval power and retain high readiness for MIO

Rear Admiral Burden will be present at this year’s Warships & OPV Latin America conference, where he will share insights on the renewal of the Argentine Navy’s Surface Fleet.


2019 Regional programmes and requirements map

2019 Regional programmes and requirements map

The Latin America region is seeing a lot of activity in the OPV and Warships market. New vessels are being procured – some being manufactured locally in partnership with foreign ship builders – and existing fleets are being modernised, to help Navies counter the numerous threats and challenges they face. 

Download this map of key ongoing programmes and existing requirements in the region, created by Defence IQ ahead of this year’s Warships & OPVs Latin America conference, to learn more about:

  • The Brazilian Navy Ships Projects Center’s development of the 500-ton class NPa 500 T-BR coastal patrol vessel
  • Mexican Navy’s procurement of four OPVs, which will be assembled in Mexico
  • Uruguay’s plans to build two OPVs in a local shipyard

Construction of Naval Power: Renewing the surface fleet of Latin America's largest Navy

Construction of Naval Power: Renewing the surface fleet of Latin America's largest Navy

Brazil's ambitious procurement project includes the acquisition of 4 new Tamandaré-class corvettes and the renewal of its whole surface fleet, with frigates, logistic support vessels and amphibious ships. The 2018 Warships and OPVs Latin America conference is officially supported by the Brazilian Navy and chaired by Vice Admiral (Rtd) Francisco Deiana, Former Director of Naval Engineering of the Brazilian Navy. In this exclusive transcript of his interview with Defence IQ, he discusses here the procurement priorities of the country's Navy, the importance of enhancing strategic partnerships with international solution providers and design priorities in an ever-changing operational environment.

Warships and OPVs Latin America: Regional Annual Update 2018

Warships and OPVs Latin America: Regional Annual Update 2018

The Latin America Warships and OPVs market is very dynamic, as key procurement programmes in the region are getting an international spotlight. Ahead of the Warships and OPVs Latin America 2018 conference, discover in this exclusive complimentary report key acquisitions, requirements and holdings from nations that will be present at the event, such as Brazil, Colombia, Peru and many more!