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Brazil Navy Equipment

Modernization

90 95 00 05 10 13 15 20 25 30
Personnel ,000 - - - - - - - - - -
Active -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Reserve -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ships Source Tons Year Inventory

Assets / Means of the Squadron / Meios da Esquadra

Submarines 6 5 4 4 5 5 5 5 7 21
SNA BR 2,500 2023 - - - - - - - - 1 6
SMB-10 BR 2,500 2017 - - - - - - - 1 3 14
Tikuna T-209/1400 DE 1,550 2005 - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1
Tupi T-209/1400 DE 1,440 1989 1 2 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 -
Humaita Oberon UK ,000 19xx 3 3 - - - - - - - -
Goias/Bahia Guppy III/II US ,000 19xx 2 - - - - - - - - -
Carriers 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Novo Navio-Aerodromo ?? 50,000 2025 - - - - - - - - 1 2
Sao Paulo Foch FR 33,673 1963/00 - - - 1 1 1 1 1 - -
Minas Gerais Colossus UK 20,210 1945/55 1 1 1 - - - - - - -
SURFACE COMBATANTS 26 29 24 21 17 14 15 16 20 30
Destroyers 6 5 - - - - - - - -
Espiritu Santo Gearing US 3,479 1943/73 2 1 - - - - - - - -
Mato Grosso Sumner US 3,218 19xx 4 4 - - - - - - - -
Frigates 10 11 14 14 10 9 10 7 7 10
FF PROSUPER ?? 6,000 2015 - - - - - - - 1 4 5
Greenhalgh Broadsword UK 4,400 1979/95 - 1 4 4 3 3 3 3 - -
Niteroi ASW Constitucao UK+BR 3,700 1976 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 - - -
Niteroi GP UK 3,700 1978/99 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 - - -
Para Garcia US 3,560 1968/89 4 4 4 4 1 - - - - -
Corvettes / Corveta 10 13 10 7 7 5 5 9 13 19
Tamandaré ?? 3,000 201x - - - - - - - 4 12 19
Barroso BR 2,350 2006 - - - - - 1 1 1 1 1
Inhauma BR 2,350 1989 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 - -
Imperial Marinheiro PCO NL 960 1955 9 9 6 3 3 - - - - -

Mine Warfare

Mine Sweepers / Varredores6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 8 8
NEWCON ?? 600 2015 - - - - - - 1 6 8 8
Aratu Schutze DE 280 1969 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 - - -

Amphibious Warfare

Amphibious Ships 2 4 3 3 4 5 5 3 8 10
HMS Ocean UK 21,578 1998/2020 - - - - - - - - 1 1
LHD NEWCON ?? 20,000 202? - - - - - - - - 3 4
LPD NEWCON NaTrAp ?? 9,000 201? - - - - - - - - 3 4
Bahia Foudre FR 11,880 1998/15 - - - - - - 1 1 1 1
Ceara Thomaston US 12,150 1956/89 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 -- -- --
Mattoso Maia Newport US 8,450 1970/94 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 -- -- --
Duque de Caxais de Soto Cty US 7,800 1957/73 1 1 - - - -
Alirante Saboia Sir Bedivere UK 6,400 1967/09 - - - - - 1 1 1 -- --
Garcia D'Avila Sir Galahad UK 8,750 1988/07 - - - - 1 1 1 1 -- --
Landing craft 20 43 43 43 43 43 43 48 48 48
LCU BR 400 19xx 3 - - - - - - - - -
LCM NEWCON BR 200 2015 - - - - - - - 16 16 16
LCM-8 BR 130 1994 - 5 5 5 5 5 5 - - -
LCM-6 BR 24 19xx 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 - - -
LCVP NEWCON BR 25 2015 - - - - - - - 32 32 32
LCVP EDVP BR 13 1971 14 35 35 35 35 35 35 - - -

Auxiliaries

Logistics Support Ship / Navios de Apoio Logisticos - - - - - - 1 2 3 5
PROSUPER NApLog DCNS BRAVE BR 22,000 2015 - - - - - - 1 2 3 5
Support Tankers / Navios-Tanque 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 - - -
Gastão Motta BR 10.320 1991 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
Marajo BR 15,111 1968 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - -
Submarine Rescue / Navio de Salvamento Submarino 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
NEWCON BR 5,000 2015 - - - - - - - 2 2 2
Felinto Perry BR 4,100 1988 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
Transport 4 4 3 1 - - 1 1 1 1
NEWCON BR 10,000 2015 - - - - - - 1 1 1 1
Custódio de Mello AK transport JP 6,400 1955 4 4 3 1 - - - - - -
Training Ships 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Brasil Mk 10 Mod. BR 3,729 1986 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cisne Branco Tall Ship BR 1,038 2000 - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Assets / Means of the Districts / Meios da Distritai

Patrol Vessels / Navios Patrulha 6 7 20 20 24 29 25 25 30 35
NPaOc Oceanic OPV PROSUPER BR 1,800 202x - - - - - - - 1 5 5
Amazonas OPV-90 UK 2,000 2012 - - - - - 3 3 3 3 3
NPa 500BR BR 500 202x - - - - - - - - 8 19
Macae BR 500 2009 - - - - 2 2 2 5 8 8
Bracui PCC River UK 770 1985/98 - - 4 4 4 4 4 4 - -
Grajau PCO BR 217 1993 - 1 10 10 12 12 12 12 6 -
Piratini PGM US 146 1970 6 6 6 6 6 6 - - - -
River Patrol Vessels / Navios Patrulha Fluvial 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 6
NEWCON BR 500 2020 - - - - - - - 6 6 6
Roraima PCR BR 365 1975 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 -- -- --
Pedro Teixeira PCR BR 690 1973 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 -- -- --
Parnaiba [monitor] BR 720 1938/99 1 1 1 - - - - - - -

Auxiliaries

Training Ships 3 3 3 3 3 3 - - - -
Aspirante Nascimento PCI BR 153 1980 3 3 3 3 3 3 - - - -
Aviso de Transporte Fluvial / Dispatch River Transport 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Piraim Type BR 92 1982 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - -
River Transport 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Paraguassu BR 235 1972 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
Tugs / Rebocador 5 6 7 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
NEWCON BR 2500 2015 - - - - - - - 2 2 2
Tritao PCO BR 1,680 1986 3 4 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Guilhem BR 2,735 1981 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 - - -
Hospital Ships / Navio Assistência Hospitalar 3 3 4 4 6 6 6 4 4 4
NEWCON BR 10000? 201? - - - - - - - 1 1 1
Soares de Meirelles BR 1,338 2010 - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1
Tenente Maximiano BR 160 2009 - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1
Doutor Montenegro BR 347 2000 - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Oswaldo Cruz BR 500 1982 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 - - -

Hydrographic Assets / Means / Meios da Hidrograficos

Hydrographic Ships 1 4 4 4 5 7 7 6 6 6
Sirius BR 1,885 1958 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
Amorim do Valle BR 770 1995 - 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Cruzerio do Sul BR 700 1986/07 - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1
Rio Xingu Fluvial BR 140 2013 - - - - - 2 2 2 2 2
Lighthouse Tender / Navio Faroleiro 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Alte. Aranha BR 2,390 1976 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - -
Buoy Tender / Navio Balizadores 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Comandante Varella BR 420 1982 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 - - -
Oceanographic Support Ship / Navio Apoio de Oceanografico 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Ary Rongel Type BR 3.600 1994 - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Oceanographic Ship / Navio de Oceanografico 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Antares BR 1.248 1988 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Polar Ship / Navio Polar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Almirante Maximiano DK ,000 1984 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Naval Aviation / Aviación Naval de la Armada

Naval Aviation, Fixed Wing - - 24 26 18 23 23 23 36 72
F-X BR / FX-2 - TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - 24 48
MPA - TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - 4 8
AEW - TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - 4 8
COD/KC - TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - 4 8
AF-1 A-4/TA-4 USA 19xx - - 24 23 15 20 20 20 - -
AF-1 TA-4MB USA 19xx - - - 3 3 3 3 3 - -
Naval Aviation, Helicopters 68 44 62 49 49 76 75 100 125 154
Multiple-Purpose TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - - 50
General Purpose (medium) TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - - 50
General Purpose (light) TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - - 24
Training TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - - 30
SH-16? SH-60 / S-70B USA - - - - - 6 6 6 6 6
UH-15? EC725 EU - - - - 1 9 16 16 16 16
UH-14 AS-332 FR 19xx 6 5 5 5 5 7
UH-13 AS-355 FR 19xx 11 9 9 9 8 8
UH-12 AS-350B FR 19xx 8 12 12 12 12 12
AH-11 Lynx MK-21A UK 19xx 8 5 14 13 12 12
H-6 Bell 206 USA 19xx 5 - - - - - - - - -
H-6 TH-57 USA 19xx 10 13 13 13 15 18
SH-3 SH-3 (ASW) USA 19xx 10 10 19 7 6 4 - - - -
UH-2 Wasp HAS-1 UK 19xx 7 - - - - - - - - -
Helibras HB-315 Gaviao BR 19xx 3 - - - - - - - - -
UAV - - - - - - - - - 10
UAV TBD - 201x - - - - - - - - - 10

Sources:
The Military Balance

Notes

    * - In the military balance, the Nitorei ASW and Nitorei GP are listed as the same type of ship




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