Uruguay Armed Forces challenges in 2022: patrol boats, armored vehicles and a replacement for the A37B

For 2022, Uruguay's Armed Forces are looking to continue their equipment renewal programs, particularly for the Navy and Air Force, as well as the prospect of receiving armored vehicles to renew part of the Army's fleet.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Navy expects to receive the three Marine Protector class patrol vessels from the United States in the first half of the year, as well as purchase two new offshore patrol vessels or, alternatively, second-hand vessels that fulfill this role, to be delivered before the end of the current government's term in 2024.

In parallel, negotiations are underway with partner nations for the delivery of additional vessels to replace the Navy's fully obsolete fleet. One of the few ships expected to remain in service, the Luneburg class ROU 04 General Artigas logistics vessel . . .

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