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  • 3 July 2012
    Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has taken delivery of Amazonas, the first of three Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) from BAE Systems at Portsmouth Naval Base, US, on Friday morning, June 29, as part of the £133 million deal it struck earlier this year. Originally the three ships were to be built for Trinidad and Tobago but the […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has successfully carried out a firing trial of an Exocet MM40 missile, equipped with a motor developed, produced and certified by Avibras in partnership with MBDA. This is the first time that the Brazilian Navy has carried out such a test which represents the country’s autonomy in obtaining anti-ship missile motors which, […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Brazilian Navy has ordered three H135 light twinengine helicopters to be operated by the 1st General Purpose Helicopter Squadron (HU-1). According to Airbus, the aircraft is being procured for special operations, transport of troops and freight, naval inspection, search and rescue and medical evacuation. Two of these aircraft will be equipped with aeromedical kits. […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Brazilian Navy recently concluded a missile exercise in waters off Rio de Janeiro during which ships and aircraft of the navy sank the decommissioned frigate Bosísio. Navy units took turns firing their armaments at the former Royal Navy Type 22 frigate until it sank. A Brazilian Navy S-70B Seahawk hit the old frigate with […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Swedish defense contractor Saab announced they are joining forces to bid for the Brazilian Navy’s corvette acquisition project. Brazil issued a request for proposals for the construction of four new Tamandaré-class corvettes in December 2017. Under the agreement between the two companies, Damen would be providing ship design services […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command (USNAVSO)/U.S. 4th Fleet delegates met with members of the Brazilian Navy to discuss upcoming interactions and cooperation efforts between their navies during the U.S. Navy and Brazilian Navy Operational Naval Committee (ONC) conference, March 30 – April 1. ONC Brazil is an annual conference to plan and agree to the […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Industry news

    Araguari, the third of three Ocean Patrol Vessels built by BAE Systems, was handed over to the Brazilian Navy in a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base today. Employees joined guests from the Brazilian Navy and UK Royal Navy, to watch as members of the ship’s company raised the ensign for the first time, formally marking […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Vice Admiral Matthieu Borsboom paid a visit to South America for, among other things, a three-day meeting with his Brazilian counterpart, Admiral Julio Soares Moura Neto. This ‘navy-to-navy’ visit, now completed, was characterised by the friendly relations and mutual cooperation between the 2 navies. Talks were held with the Brazilians regarding more cooperation in the […]

  • 13 August 2018

    Brazil has joined Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), becoming the 33rd member of the multinational naval partnership.  Brazil has had a number of liaison officers work over the years within the organization to develop skills and understanding of how CMF works. Commander Joao Prudencio Enes of the Brazilian Navy becomes the first officer to act as […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Brazilian Navy announced it has successfully launched a prototype of the MANSUP (Míssil Antinavio Nacional de Superfície) anti-ship missile off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The launch was performed by the locally-built Brazilian Navy corvette BNS Barroso on November 27. According to the Brazilian Navy, the first anti-ship missile to be developed in […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Equipment & technology

    KONGSBERG has signed a contract with the Brazilian Navy for the delivery of Penguin anti-ship missiles and associated equipment valued MEUR 33. The missiles will be deployed on the Brazilian Navy’s new maritime helicopters. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, September 13, 2012; Image: Kongsberg  

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Brazilian Navy Niterói-class training frigate BS Brasil (U27) arrived at Naval Station Mayport during its midshipmen training course. The frigate has approximately 450 personnel onboard and 200 are midshipmen from the Brasilian Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. They embarked on a Midshipmen Training Cruise (MTC) of nearly five months, making port calls in 15 countries, […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Training & Education

    Schiebel´s dedication to the maritime domain and its ability to respond to the evolving unmanned systems requirements lead to a series of trials for the Brazilian Navy from 2nd to 5th June near San Pedro, Brazil, from the Brazilian Amazonas Class Ship APA.   Schiebel’s unmanned helicopter CAMCOPTER® S-100 convinced representatives of the Brazilian Navy […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy’s new helicopter carrier PHM Atlântico (A 140) arrived at her homeport in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday after a 25-day voyage from Plymouth, UK. The former Royal Navy ship (ex-HMS Ocean) was refitted in Plymouth before the Brazilian crew underwent Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) ahead of their voyage to Brazil which started […]

  • 6 November 2014

    The Brazilian Navy contingent led by Rear Admiral Renato Melo arrived on Saturday, 25 October 2014, to visit the South African Navy as the highest level representatives of the Brazilian Navy for EXERCISE IBSAMAR IV. They were also present at the VIP Media Day held at SAS SALDANHA and departed on Monday, 03 November 2014. […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Industry news

    Amazonas, the first of three BAE Systems built Ocean Patrol Vessels being delivered the Brazilian Navy, departed the UK for Rio de Janeiro this morning after her crew completed a rigorous programme of Flag Officer Sea Training with the Royal Navy off the South coast. Supported by a team from BAE Systems, the crew’s extensive […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    First three sections of the Brazilian Navy’s lead Scorpene submarine, the S40 ‘Riachuelo’, were moved from the pre-outfitting site to the assembly site, ahead of the submarine’s launch in the second half of 2018. The move of three of overall five sections of the Riachuelo took place on January 13 and 14 and saw the 619-ton, 39.8-meter structure […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Zentech has been awarded a contract to perform a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull steel for Brazilian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Sao Paulo. Zentech will perform the work using the patented methodology of its ZAIMSTM (Zentech’s Asset Integrity Management SolutionTM) system to assist the Brazilian Navy in assessing the sea-worthiness of the vessel’s hull. […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Former Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean has received a new pennant number as the ship prepares to start a journey to her new home in Brazil. The new pennant number was painted onto the ship’s hull last weekend at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport where it is being prepared for delivery to the Brazilian […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy on Tuesday issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the construction of new Tamandaré-class corvettes. The RFP was announced at the Brazilian Naval Academy by defense minister Raul Jungmann and navy chief Admiral Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira. Brazil is planning to invest US$1.6 billion to acquire four corvettes in the class. The country is […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During his official visit to France, Brazilian Defence Minister, Jaques Wagner, visited the DCNS Cherbourg site on the 11th of May 2015 to see for himself the installations of one of the major French industries presently working on Brazilian defence contracts. After being welcomed by Hervé Guillou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DCNS, Jaques Wagner visited the […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Following the announcement on 21 September 2010 regarding the disputed Offshore Patrol Vessel contract with the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT), BAE Systems and GORTT have reached agreement on a settlement. The three Offshore Patrol Vessels that were the subject of the GORTT contract were subsequently sold to the Brazilian Navy […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Brazilian Navy has signed a $1 billion contract with the South Korean Posco Daewoo Corp. for the delivery of two naval vessels and modernization of a shipyard. Under the contract, South Korea’s top steelmaker will build one patrol boat and one landing platform dock (LPD) for the South American state’s navy. Additionally, Posco Daewoo will modernize the […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Industry news

    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 programme of sea trials off the UK coast. ARAGUARI, the third Ocean Patrol Vessel in the Amazonas Class, sailed out of Portsmouth this morning with her BAE Systems crew and Brazilian […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    On 12 December, the President of the Brazilian Republic, Dilma Rousseff, officially inaugurated the main hall of the submarine construction shipyard, located in Itaguaí in the Bay of Sepetiba. This industrial facility brings together specific resources and tools for the assembly and equipping of Scorpene submarine sections in the frame of the Brazilian Navy submarine […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Brazilian Navy’s BNS Amazonas came alongside in Cape Town, South Africa at the V&A Waterfront for a port call on January 8. BNS Amazonas, a 90-meter offshore patrol vessel, left Brazil late December 2015. The ship forms part of the south east naval grouping of the Brazilian Navy which is used in performing maritime security in […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The newest ship in the Brazilian Navy’s fleet departed the UK in late July on a journey of more than 10,000 miles to Brazil. ARAGUARI is the third of three Amazonas Class ocean patrol vessels delivered to the Brazilian Navy by BAE Systems. First of the class, Amazonas, was handed over to the Brazilian Navy […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy is currently in the process of selecting the best bidder for its Tamandaré-class corvette acquisition project and has revealed the list of teams vying for the project in which Brazil is reportedly ready to invest US$1.6 billion.  As revealed by the navy, the contender list includes companies from Ukraine and India, in addition […]

  • 3 January 2012

    The Brazilian Navy has signed a contract worth £133 million with BAE Systems​​ for the supply of three Ocean Patrol Vessels and ancillary support services. The contract also contains a Manufacturing Licence to enable further vessels of the same class to be constructed in Brazil. The three 90 metre vessels, originally constructed for the Government […]