By Samuel Elliott Novacich, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On April 26th, the USS Nitze American warship and other crafts from Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina, with staff member presence from Chile and Peru, met off the coast of Rio de Janeiro to take part in the 52nd annual UNITAS naval exercises. Meant to bolster cooperation and interoperability, the drills included, in addition to coordinated maritime maneuvers, replenishment at sea practice, air operations, and live fire exercises.
The UNITAS exercises commenced officially on April 15th, in Salvador da Bahia with participants from Brazil, Mexico and the United States. The coalition . . .