Brazil and Italian firm Leonardo join forces to keep the Niterói frigates operational

In the memorandum signed with Leonardo, Emgepron and the Brazilian Navy are looking for alternatives to maintain the operability of the remaining Niterói Class frigates, as well as the only Barroso Class corvette, a ship that took 14 years between the beginning of its construction and its launching at sea.

The Naval Projects Management Company (Emgepron), managed by the Brazilian Navy, and the Italian firm Leonardo signed, within the framework of the Farnborough International Airshow, a memorandum of understanding with the objective of an industrial collaboration for the maintenance of naval weapons systems, naval combat systems, and the systems and sensors of the Niterói Class frigates and the Barroso Class corvette.

In the memorandum signed with Leonardo, Emgepron and the Brazilian Navy are . . .

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