Brazilian Navy will have four new submarines by 2022

Submarine construction is considered a strategic industry by the Brazilian government, as it boosts industrial and technological development, training, and ostensive patrolling along the immense Brazilian coast.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has an extensive maritime coast and about 95% of its foreign trade is conducted through waterways. In addition to strategic trade routes, highly valuable mineral deposits are located in maritime territories.

According to Fleet Admiral Almir Garnier, Navy Commander, the patrol and defense of Brazil's maritime borders are about to be reinforced by four new submarines and Tamandaré class frigates.

According to the Commander, the first submarine will be delivered to the Brazilian fleet by end of this year, while the other three vessels will be completed during 2022. Submarine construction is considered a . . .

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