In a ceremony held on November 25, the Brazilian Navy signed an agreement to start building the hull of its first nuclear-powered submarine (SSN), the "Álvaro Alberto", as part of the SN-BR project.
Tag Archives : Brazil
25 Jun 2021
Safran’s Paseo XLR (eXtra Long Range) optronic sight has been chosen by the Aguas Azuis consortium for Brazil’s new Tamandaré class frigates.
04 Dec 2020
Brazilian Navy recently signed two contracts for the acquisition of JLTV light armored vehicles and Unimog 5000 trucks for the Marine Corps (Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais - CFN). The two platforms "represent a considerable increase in the combat power of the CFN", the Navy press office said on December 2.
14 Aug 2020
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil)'s first Scorpène-class submarine, the Riachuelo (S40), successfully performed its first independent surface and propulsion tests.
20 May 2020
Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (Kiel, Germany) has signed a contract to acquire the Oceana shipyard in Brazil (Itajaí, state of Santa Catarina).
06 Mar 2020
On March 5th, in Rio de Janeiro, Emgepron, an independent state company, linked to the Ministry of Defense through the Brazilian Navy Command, and Águas Azuis, a company created by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, signed the contract for building four state-of-the-art Tamandaré Class Ships, with deliveries scheduled between 2025 and 2028.
26 Sep 2019
According to pictures released by local medias, the Brazilian Navy first Scorpène-class attack submarine Riachuelo (S40) is now starting sea trials.
01 Apr 2019
The Águas Azuis Consortium, formed by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, was selected by the Brazilian Navy for the construction of four surface combatants as part of the Tamandaré Corvettes Class Program as preferred bidder. The result was announced on March 28.
08 Jan 2019
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) launched its first Brazilian-built Scorpene submarine, the Riachuelo, on ...