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MIL OSI-C. Region: Latin/Latin America

Source: the Republic-of-Brazil-2

Brasília (DF), 15/05/2020 To prevent environmental pollution, the military, the Navy, the Army and the air force involved in the Operation of the Green Brazil 2, acting by means of land, air, and waterways in the Amazon region. On the ground, and the Command Sets to prevent and suppress illegal activities related to logging in national forests, as well as with the control of routes, monitoring of logging operations and training of the officers, and military personnel.In the capital of the country, to the Command of the Operations in Space (COMAE) has carried out missions for the mobilization of personnel and equipment, together with the C-130 Hercules aircraft, and the U-100 the Phenom. By means of the river, the Command to Set the Marechal Soares de Andrea, in the state of Pará, carried out inspections in the marine, in the various rivers of the State, and by using the vessels of the Navy.

The military also gave the recognition to the regions, provided logistical support to civilian agencies and, capacity building for an escort to the train, clearing, and control of the airways, in addition to instruction on compliance with Environmental Laws. The confiscation of vehicles and equipment for the extraction of timber and small arms ammunition are for other activities, with the support of the members of the Armed Forces.The Command Set of the Prince of Beira, which operates in the states of Rondônia, Amazonas and Acre, leveled skills to the members of the National Force of Public Safety. In the military, working in partnership with officers from the Federal Police, IBAMA and ICMBio, has led to preventive measures and law enforcement against environmental crimes. The initiatives have resulted in the seizure of equipment, ammunition, and weapons. They were, also, applied to the terms of the offense, and the fines, which totaled close to R$ 3.5 million. The activities were attended by the members of the 17th Squad of the Police, the Army, and the 6th and the 4th Battalion of Infantry in the Jungle, backed up by an aircraft (H-36 Caracal in the Air Force, from brazil.

To further strengthen the work of the Joint Command of Baron of Melgaço, arrived in the capital city of mato grosso do sul, helicopter UH-12, 1 Squadron of Helicopters, the General purpose of the West EsqdHU-61), in the 6th Naval District. The other support is in the deployment of the logistics sent by the 9th Corps Logistics in the Army. This structure is composed of control modules, Transportation, Maintenance, Procurement, and Human Resources.The Command will also set up two positions for the lock on the highways of the state of Mato Grosso. Soldiers of the 1st Company of Riflemen, of the 66th Battalion, of the Infantry, the Motorised are still trained to fight forest fires with the assistance of the Fire department of the Military of the State.Operation Green Brazil 2-Operation-Green-Brazil-2 is co-ordinated by the Vice-president of the Republic, in support of the agencies of environmental control, and safety of the public. The mission, launched by the Federal Government, on the 11th of may, the year 2020, it aims at preventive measures and law enforcement against environmental crimes in the Amazon. The determination of presidential use of the Armed Forces under the Guarantee of Law and Order (GLO) has been published in the Official Gazette, through the Decree n° 10.341, 6 may 2020, and is in effect for the period from 11 may to 10 June of the current year.To comply with the decision of the presidential, the Ministry of Defence has enabled the three Command Sets. They are as follows: the Joint Command, Prince of Beira (CCj SC), Porto Velho (RO)

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