The armed forces of Colombia, Brazil and Peru will begin the multinational exercise Bracolpar this week, during which the three naval forces will exchange knowledge to strengthen their capabilities in the fight against international threats and crimes such as drug trafficking, environmental exploitation, fauna. will provide. and vegetation and illegal mining in areas bordering the Amazon region.
The exercise will be divided into three distinct operational phases: the first will take place between the 19th and 26th of this month; second, between July 27 and August 2; And third, between August 30 and September 8.
The exercise will take place between the river ports of Iquitos (Peru), Leticia (Colombia) and Manaus (Brazil) with strategic units. Southern Naval Force of Colombia, 9th Naval War District Brazil and the general operations command from amazon from Peru.
The operation will take place through the Amazon River (common to the three countries) to conduct joint exercises between ships of the three navies, thus facilitating interoperability during communication maneuvers, formations, flashes, amphibious landings and traffic lights. Others, which will be carried out throughout the operation.
During the first and second phases, there will be navigation between the ports of Leticia and Iquitos, carrying out communication exercises, traffic lights, flashes, cargo transfer, detection, interdiction and patrolling.
For the third phase, there will be navigation between Leticia and Manaus, which will include landing maneuvers, live fire tests and photoex for troops on land with the participation of all units involved.
Bracolper is an example of the excellent relations between the naval forces of these nations, which continue to strengthen their cooperation ties in security and defense matters.