Chile and Great Britain reinforce their military air cooperation

Last week, the senior commanders of the Chilean Air Force and the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the United Kingdom held Bilateral Meetings to explore new areas of cooperation and increased “mutual trust.”

27 de March de 2023 08:22

"They allow progress in the development of interoperability between the Forces," they say from the Chilean aerospace command.

The meetings are part of the “ Air to Air Staff Talks 2023” Conversations, recovering in this edition the in-person modality with representatives of both air forces, interrupted since 2019 by the COVID-19 Pandemic, taking place in the Comodoro Arturo Merino Building. Benitez.

From the Chilean Air Force they have officially expressed that: “The “Air to Air Staff Talks” (OTO) meetings have the purpose of coordinating at the level of Operations Directors activities, programs and subprograms for the exchange of experiences in matters of professional development; space field, humanitarian assistance; air and ground operations; gender equality; aircraft maintenance and health issues, among others.”

The representation of the FACh was made up of General and Superior Officers of the Institution, of the Space Directorate, Directorate of International Relations, by videoconference the Chilean Air Attaché in the United Kingdom, Aviation Colonel (A) Alejandro Arévalo , Combat Command, Human Resources Division, the Aerospace Medicine Center (CMAE), and the Operations Directorate, among other departments.

While that of the Royal Air Force (RAF) was made up of Commodore Catherine Coton , Chief of the RAF Air Staff and Officers from the areas of Personnel, Space, Operations, Planning, Logistics and Telecommunications and Information Technology of the RAF, in person and by videoconference from the United Kingdom.

Among the topics addressed during the meetings and conferences held, the Chilean Air Force expressed that various topics of interest to both institutions were addressed.

By Agenda Malvinas


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