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The U.S. aircraft carrier USS George Washington was escorted by ships of the Ecuadorian Navy

After completing its activities with the Peruvian Navy, the U.S. aircraft carrier USS George Washington entered Ecuadorian waters to begin joint exercises and activities with the Ecuadorian Navy. As has happened throughout its Southern Seas 2024 deployment, the ship and its escort group were...

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington of the US Navy embarked personnel from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru

As part of its journey with its final destination being Japan, and as part of Southern Seas 2024, the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) of the United States Navy (US Navy) is conducting a series of combined activities both operationally and educationally....

The Ecuadorian Army receives its first South African Mbombe 6×6 IFV acquired through Elbit Systems

Mbombe 6x6 Ejército de Ecuador: Créditos: Webnfomil
As part of increasing its motorized infantry transport capabilities, the Ecuadorian Army received the first units of the new Mbombe 6 armored vehicles manufactured by Paramount and acquired through the Israeli company Elbit Systems. These units, acquired in 2022, are intended for military operations to...

The Ecuadorian Air Force received a new C-130H Hercules transport aircraft transferred by the US

As previously reported by Zona Militar, a Lockheed C-130H Hercules transport aircraft, which belonged to the United States Air Force, arrived at Latacunga Air Base (Ecuador) to be incorporated into the Ecuadorian Air Force. The aircraft, registered as FAE 898, was delivered by the United...

The head of the U.S. Southern Command confirmed that the Ecuadorian Air Force will soon receive a C-130 Hercules

During a conference held at the Atlantic Council, the head of the US Southern Command, General Laura Richardson, stated that the Ecuadorian Air Force will soon receive a Hercules C-130 transport aircraft to bolster its transportation capabilities. Regarding the state of emergency declared in the...

Ecuadorian Army Fennec helicopter sustains gunshot damage during patrol flight

During an aerial patrol along the border between Ecuador and Colombia in support of an anti-drug operation, a Fennec helicopter belonging to the Ecuadorian Army was hit by gunfire, allegedly from armed groups operating outside the law. The helicopter, registered as AEE-384, is part of...

ASTINAVE advances in the construction of the new multipurpose vessel for the Ecuadorian Navy

Créditos de las imágenes: Astinave.
According to a publication made by the Ecuadorian shipyard ASTINAVE, construction works continue on the new Multipurpose Ship for the Ecuadorian Navy. The unit, corresponding to the Fassmer MPV70 MKII design, is making progress in its assembly, after the transfer to the slipway of...

Ecuador moves forward with the transfer of Russian-origin 9K33 Osa anti-aircraft missiles to the US

In view of the new alignment in terms of foreign policy of the current government, Ecuador is finalizing the details for the transfer of Russian-origin weaponry in possession of its Armed Forces to the United States, which will subsequently be delivered to Ukraine as...

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