MIL OSI-C. Region: Latin/Latin America
Source: the Republic-of-Brazil-2
Brasilia, 11/09/2019, – The deputy chief of Joint Operations, Ministry of Defence, rear Admiral Robert Day, said good-bye on the afternoon of Thursday (10), the team of 11 fire fighters and military who were out in the Amazon Region, supporting the work of the Operation of the Green Brazil.The Operation is carried out by members of the Armed Forces, in coordination with the agencies of environmental control, and safety of the public, to fight against the fires and the suppression of deforestation and mining to be illegal.On the occasion, rear Admiral Ralph thanked everyone for their support and expressed a desire to return to the group. “We have a good partnership at the tactical level, at the level of the field. It shows that it has been very helpful with the arrival of the team in israel,” said the Admiral.The group israel have exchanged knowledge of tactics and combat forest fires with a team to come video chat with a member of the Northern District of Israel and is the team’s leader, Yair Elkayam, expressed gratitude for the hospitality of the brazilians, and on the other the knowledge that you have purchased. “I want to thank you for the opportunity to come to support, learn from, and his role in fighting the fires in the Amazon,” he said.The team arrived in Brazil on Wednesday, June 04, and was based in the 17th Infantry Brigade of the Jungle, Porto Velho (RO). The state of the North of the country, the military, foreign nationals working in the searches carried out in partnership with the firefighters brazil’s IBAMA, ICMBIO, and the MBC/RO -, and with the team for the supervision and safety of the Environmental Military Police and the Brazilian Army.The system of proteçãoNo the period of the stay, and the israelis met with the staff of the Centre for the Monitoring of the Operation in the Old Port, located right in the Centre, the Manager and the Operating System on the Protection of the Amazon (CENSIPAM). At the site, were given information about the situation and they were able to share experiences.By means of the location of the sources of heat, as indicated by the satellite of CENSIPAM, a team made up by members of the military, and the members of the branches containing outbreaks of fire in an area of approximately 1100 km2 in area. The action that has occurred in the area of the National Forest of jacundá rivers, in the municipality of Candeias do Jamari (RO).The israelis have brought in the sensors technology, and equipment to fight fires in the rural area, the drones, and an application that is designed for such a mission.”We have learned a lot from the tactics of how they work, this is very effective in the area of the Amazon, that we did not know before,” said the head of the team of israel.For Lane, the BarretoFotos: Keven CobalchiniAssessoria for Social Communication (ASCOM), Ministry of Defesa61 3312-4071
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