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Brazilian Navy prepares Riachuelo submarine for launch

7th December 2018 - 12:25 GMT | by Lewis Royce in London

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The first of a new class of conventional submarines for the Brazilian Navy will be launched on 14 December, according to the Brazilian MoD, which released a statement confirming the transfer of the Riachuelo to a shiplift within the Itaguaí naval base.

The launch of Riachuelo is considered a milestone in ...

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