The Brazilian Navy will receive its first Scorpene-class submarine Riachuelo S-40 at the Itaguaí Naval Complex in Rio.
Brazilian shipyard Itaguaí Construções Navais (ICN), a subsidiary of Naval Group and Odebarecht delivered the submarine to the Brazilian Navy on Friday.
Riachuelo S-40 is the first of four Scorpene-class submarines that are currently being constructed for the navy under a submarine development programme known as Prosub.
The 20-year Prosub programme was initially established in 2009 and also involves the development of another navy vessel, which is expected to be powered by nuclear propulsion. The submarines are being built by the ICN (41%) and Odebrecht (59%).
Riachuelo S-40 is expected to be commissioned with the Brazilian Navy in 2020.
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A total of nine consortia comprising of international shipbuilding companies and system suppliers have bid for the Brazilian Navy's "Tamandare" Class Corvettes project the shortlist of which is expected on August 27. Another stage of tender process ended on 18 of last month
Saab and Damen Naval Shipbuilding are partnering to compete for the Brazilian Navys corvettes contract. The partnership will supply four Tamandaré Class Corvettes (CCT) for the Brazilian Navy contest
Saab has unveiled a 5000 square-meter facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil for its future Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant. Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM) will produce aerostructures for the Brazilian Gripen fighter and is preparing to become part of Saab´s global supply chain, the company said in a statement Wednesday
The Brazilian Navy will receive the first of eight upgraded AgustaWestland Super Lynx AH-11B helicopters in February. Leonardo Helicopters is modernizing the helicopters under a June 2014 contract issued by the Brazilian Navy Aeronautical Directorate (DAerM) for $113 million,
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