Half of the 20 world leaders that are meeting in Buenos Aires have already arrived and others are being expected on the countdown to the G20’s different events and conferences related to the Summit. This triggered the security and military lockdown. Many parts of Downtown Buenos Aires are locked and protected with security forces blockades, public transportation is very limited and the first manifestants are gathering.
On the Air Defense, a two gun battery of 35 mm Rheinmetall GDF and its Skyguard fire control is shore based next to the Rio de la Plata to provide an low altitude protective umbrella to the vicinities of the Costa Salguero conference center and the metropolitan airport, air transit has been limited or suspended until Dec 2nd. Task Force BAIRES, composed as published a few days ago by FDR forces and the 601 Helicopter Battalion are exercising and on alert for any requirement, 160th SOAR MH-60M’s and Air Force’s Bell 412EP have also been spotted flying over the city in preparation for their duties.
USS Ramage, accompanied by the argentine frigate La Argentina, are positioning in the entrance of the Rio de la Plata and E-3G’s Sentry are already on racetrack patrol before Donald Trump’s arrival to Buenos Aires tonight, after that his F/A-18 escort will be joining the E-3G’s in Carrasco Airport, Uruguay.