The second Riachuelo-class Scorpene-type submarine was launched on 11 December 2020 by local shipbuilder Itaguaí Construçoes Navais (ICN).
Tag Archives : Brazilian Navy
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.
03 Dec 2020
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) reached a major milestone for its SN-BR project with the approval of the basic design of the future nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN).
29 Oct 2020
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil)'s Submarine Development Program (PROSUB) marked two new milestones this month...
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.
10 Jun 2020
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) is looking to procure a new Antarctic support vessel to replace the existing oceanographic ship "Ary Rongel".
19 May 2020
In a ceremony chaired by the Chief of Staff of the Navy, the Submarine Rescue Vessel (SRV) “Guillobel” (NSS “Guillobel”) was commissioned into the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) on May 12. 2020.
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.
25 Feb 2020
Naval Group delivered the first batches of F21 new generation heavyweight torpedoes to the French Navy (Marine Nationale) as well as to the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil).