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Launching of the Riachuelo, the First Brazilian Scorpène Submarine

The Brazilian Navy launched its first Brazilian-built Scorpène submarine, the Riachuelo. The ceremony took place at the Itaguaí Navy base in presence of the...

Upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Makes Successful Maiden Flight

Leonardo is pleased to announce the successful maiden flight of the first of eight upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21B helicopters at its Yeovil...

Brazilian Navy Signs Contract for Lynx Mk21A Upgrade

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Brazilian Navy’s Naval Aviation has signed a contract for a major midlife upgrade of eight Lynx Mk21A...

Brazil to build own aircraft carrier: defense minister

Brazil is planning to build its first aircraft carrier to replace its aging only model as part of a steady upgrade to its...

UK Welcomes 250th Brazilian Navy Sailor for Maiden Sea Trials

The Brazilian Navy’s latest BAE Systems built warship has set sail for the first time to be put through her paces on an extensive...

Brazil Opens New Submarine Shipyard

On 1 March 2013, Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, officially inaugurated the Metal Structures Manufacturing Unit (UFEM), which comprises all the industrial facilities and...

Brazil to get its first nuclear subs

Brazil is set to join the select group of countries that have nuclear-powered submarines, President Dilma Rousseff said Friday. Rousseff stressed Brazil was committed to...

Amazonas OPV Arrives in Rio

Amazonas, the first of three BAE Systems-built Ocean Patrol Vessels being delivered to the Brazilian Navy, has arrived in her home port of Rio...

First Brazil Ship Ready for Ocean Voyage

Amazonas, the first of three BAE Systems built Ocean Patrol Vessels being delivered the Brazilian Navy, departed the UK for Rio de Janeiro this...

Exocet MM40 Successfully Test-Fired With Its New Brazilian Motor

The Brazilian Navy has successfully carried out a firing trial of an Exocet MM40 missile, equipped with a motor developed, produced and certified by...