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INTER-AMERICAN NAVAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

History of IANTN

1962
• Establishment of Inter-American Naval Telecommunications Network during the III Inter-American Naval Conference, in Viña del Mar, Chile.

1967
• Proposed establishment of a Permanent Secretariat during the III Inter-American Chiefs of Naval Telecommunications.

1972
• Establishment of the IANTN Secretariat in Balboa, Panama.

1976
• Secretariat incorporates Officers from Latin American navies.

1989
• Best Station Award is established.

1994
• Replacement of the HF communications system to one based on a VSAT system.
• Secretariat is moved to Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico.

2000
• VSAT network modernization. IANTN stations works in automatic mode.
• Implementation of voice capacity in the system.

2004
• Physical relocation of the IANTN Secretariat at Naval Station Base Mayport (USA).
• Initial plan for the modernization of the IANTN Communications System.

2007 – 2008
• Transition from the VSAT to the CENTRIXS System.

OCT 2008
• Implementation of the CENTRIXS System as IANTN’s primary communications means.

2009
• Updated doctrine and procedures.
• Initiated the CENTRIXS System expansion member countries Operational Commands.

2010
• CENTRIXS expansion to IANTN member Navy Operational Commands.
• Creation of APAN IANTN-RITN-RNIT Group.

2012
• Creation of CENTRIXS Collaboration at Sea (CAS) Web Site.

2014 - Future Vision
• Replacement of the S6-250 for the SCfC to the CENTRIXS system.

 

 IANTN Secretary (US Navy) << Click here for ALL

 
  
  
  
  
  
Count= 27
Commander
  
MAY16PRESENT
Commander
  
APR14MAY16
Commander
  
NOV11APR14
 

 IANTN Deputy Secretary << Click Here for ALL

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
Count= 27
Capitão de CorvetaBrazil
  
MAR16Present
Capitán de FragataArgentina
  
MAR14MAR16
Capitán de FragataMexico
  
MAR12MAR14
 

 IANTN Assist Sec Ops and Stats << Click here for ALL

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
Count= 33
Teniente PrimeroPeru
  
DEC15Present
Capitão-tenenteBrazil
  
DEC14DEC15
Capitán de CorbetaArgentina
  
JAN12DEC14 
 

 IANTN Assist Sec. Info and Inst << Click here for ALL

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
Count= 30
Teniente PrimeroPeru
  
SEP15Present
Teniente de NavioPeru
  
SEP13SEP15
Capitão-de-CorvetaBrazil
  
OCT11SEP13
 

 IANTN Assist Sec. for Admin (US Navy) << Click here for All

 
  
  
  
  
  
Count= 21
Chief Warrant Officer 3
  
OCT15Present
Lieutenant Commander
  
JUL12OCT15
Lieutenant
  
AUG 10JUL 12
 

 IANTN Administrative Assistant << Click here for ALL

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
Count= 17
SuboficialBrazil
  
MAR16Present
Téchnico TerceroPeru
  
MAR14MAR16
SuboficialBrazil
  
AUG11AUG13
 
 
ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
IANTN Organizational Chart