Brazilian Navy’s “Apa” Patrol Vessel to Focus on Cooperation with Africa

Brazilian Navy’s “Apa” Patrol Vessel to Focus on Cooperation with Africa

By Geraldine Cook
March 27, 2013

The Brazilian Navy’s “Apa” patrol vessel departed on March 11 from Portsmouth Port in the United Kingdom to Brazil, to participate in a joint exercise mission in five African countries. The presence of the vessel in Southern Atlantic waters along the west coast of Africa is part of the Brazilian defense initiatives to increase the cooperation with the nations on that continent.

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