Operational readiness marks the beginning of the Planalto Military Command's troop readiness exerciseOperational readiness marks the beginning of the Planalto Military Command's troop readiness exercise

Cristalina (GO) – On August 8th, the Command and the troops of the 3rd Motorized Infantry Brigade (3rd Bda Inf Mtz), Visconde de Porto Seguro Brigade, participated in the operational readiness ceremony of the Força Planalto (FORPLAN), the Ready Forces of the Planalto Military Command (CMP).

On the occasion, the CMP Commander, Division General Gustavo Henrique Dutra de Menezes, and the Commander of the 3rd Bda Inf Mtz, Brigadier General Marcus Augusto da Silva Néto, checked the troop’s readiness. The activity marks the beginning of Exercise Plateau, readiness exercise of the FORPLAN troops in the CMP.

Exercise Plateau takes place from August 8 to 12 and its main objectives are to verify the training conditions and to improve the readiness of the FORPLAN troops.

The FORPLAN is made up of personnel from the 3rd Bda Inf Mtz, the Army Artillery Command, the Presidential Guard Battalion, the Brasilia Army Police Battalion, the 1st Cavalry Guard Regiment, the 11th Airborne Artillery Group, and the CMP Administration and Support Base, totaling 1,050 military personnel.

Navy, Army and Air Force participate in Formosa Operation 2022

Formosa (GO) – The 32nd Campaign Artillery Group – Grupo D Pedro I – participated in the Formosa 2022 Operation, with the objective of presenting a summary of the main activities carried out by the Marines, as well as the joint work between the Armed Forces in special missions and armed conflicts. The activity took place in the Formosa Training Field, municipality of Goiás, from August 4 to 10.

Carried out since 1988, Formosa Operation is the largest Army training operation in the Central High Plains. Since last year, the operation has included joint personnel from the Brazilian Navy and the Brazilian Air Force, ratifying the interoperability between the Armed Forces. This year, Formosa Operation counted on 3,500 military personnel from the three Forces, and a series of aircraft, armored cars, vehicles, weapons, and other equipment.

The D. Pedro I Group participated in the operation with 5 L 118 “Light Gun” shell pieces. The Artillery Group provided fire support to the activities developed by the Navy and the Air Force. The field deployment of the Line of Fire, Central Firing Station and Topography functions proved the efficiency of the Genesis System Shooting Computer, and also served to test the real shooting of the L 118 Light Gun.

Source: 32nd Field Artillery Group, 3rd Motorized Infantry Brigade Command

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