Construction of Naval Power: Renewing the surface fleet of Latin America's largest Navy

Construction of Naval Power: Renewing the surface fleet of Latin America's largest Navy

Brazil's ambitious procurement project includes the acquisition of 4 new Tamandaré-class corvettes and the renewal of its whole surface fleet, with frigates, logistic support vessels and amphibious ships. This year's Warships and OPVs Latin America conference is officially supported by the Brazilian Navy and chaired by Vice Admiral (Rtd) Francisco Deiana, Former Director of Naval Engineering of the Brazilian Navy. In this exclusive transcript of his interview with Defence IQ, he discusses here the procurement priorities of the country's Navy, the importance of enhancing strategic partnerships with international solution providers and design priorities in an ever-changing operational environment.


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