Zodiac boats of the Brazilian Army Pontoneiros assist in flood in San Gabriel, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


FC 470 inflatable boats built by Zodiac Milpro, provide relief during the flood in Rio Grande do Sul city (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) of San Gabriel, in October 2015. The excellent performance of this European made pneumatic boat increases the mobility of water operations, provides full security to military and civilian and features high strength and hardiness during adverse weather events, rainy and extremely rigorous operations. Operational missions were carried out by the highly experienced Pontoneiros the 6th Battalion Combat Engineers from the Southern Military Command, the Brazilian Army.
Text credit: Paulo Cesar de Paoli. Photo Credits: Marcio Cowboy.