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Baptista de Andrade

Corvette NRP "Baptista de Andrade" the first one of the series of four ships of this class, was constructed by shipyards Bazan (Spain), under entirely national plans of conception that present an important evolution of the class "Joo Coutinho" in whom it respects the weapons and equipment. The NRP "Baptista de Andrade", was conceived for performance of missions of oceanic escort, making use of anti-submarine and antiaircraft armament and modern equipment of submarine and aerial detention and control of shot, what interesting features of operationalization confer it. It was launched on 16 March of 1973 having been delivered to the Portuguese Armed in November of 1974.

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