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Brazil - Navy ships
Brazil - Navy ships
BNS A12 São Paulo (Ship)
Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier
Class Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier

BNS A12 São Paulo AF-1
SH-3A/SH-3B
UH-12/UH-13
UH-14
UH-15/UH-15A
MH-16
Non Ducor Duco
Flagship A12 São Paulo is seen here sailing out for the first AF-1 Skyhawk carrier qualification cruise.
Photo: near São Pedro da Aldeia,
21 March 2002,
Stephan de Bruijn
BNS A140 Atlântico (Ship)
Ocean-class Landing Helicopter Platform
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Ocean-class Landing Helicopter Platform

BNS A140 Atlântico UH-12
UH-14
UH-15
SH-16
BNS F40 Niterói (Ship)
Niterói-class frigate
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Niterói-class frigate

BNS F40 Niterói AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
Câdencia


BNS F41 Defensora AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
Dum defendum, Opugno


BNS F42 Constituição AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
Ao elo que nos une, ao Uerso


BNS F43 Liberal AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
Nosso barco, nossa alma


BNS F44 Independência AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
A independência de todos depende de cada rum


BNS F45 União AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
A união, faz a força


BNS U27 Brasil AH-11A
or
UH-12/UH-13
Pelo mundo afora, navega Brasil
BNS F46 Greenhalgh (Ship)
Type 22-class frigate
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Type 22-class frigate

BNS F46 Greenhalgh AH-11A Ao lobo


BNS F48 Bosísio AH-11A Alto padrão


BNS F49 Rademaker AH-11A A marca da vida
Most numerous shipborne helicopter is the AH-11. With the arrival of the MH-16, part of its job will be taken by them.
Photo: near São Pedro da Aldeia,
25 March 2002,
Stephan de Bruijn
BNS G25 Almirante Sabóia (Ship)
Round Table-class landing ship logistic
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Round Table-class landing ship logistic

BNS G25 Almirante Sabóia none permanent Sua praia, nossa missão


BNS G29 Garcia D'Avila none permanent Iguais ao tuberão, nunca serão
No helicopter carried, landing deck present
BNS G28 Mattoso Maia (Ship)
Newport-class tank landing ship
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Newport-class tank landing ship

BNS G28 Mattoso Maia none permanent Cayuga, arrive!
No helicopter carried, landing deck present
BNS G30 Ceará (Ship)
Thomston-class dock landing ship
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Thomaston-class dock landing ship

BNS G30 Ceará none permanent Não divide dele
No helicopter carried, landing deck present
BNS H-41 Almirante Maximiano (Ship)
Maximiano-class polar ship
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Maximiano-class Polar ship

BNS H-41 Almirante Maximiano UH-13
In support of the Brazilian Antarctic mission the Polar Ship H-41 Almirante Maximiano can take two Fennecs that receive high visibility-red panels for the job.
Photo: São Pedro da Aldeia,
23 March 2002,
Stephan de Bruijn
BNS P120 Amazonas (Ship)
Amazonas-class corvette
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Amazonas-class corvette

BNS P120 Amazonas none permanent


BNS P121 Apa none permanent


BNS P122 Araguari none permanent
No helicopter carried, landing deck present
BNS U17 Parnaíba (Ship)
Parnaíba-class river monitor
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Parnaíba-class river monitor

BNS U17 Parnaíba none permanent
No helicopter carried, landing deck present
BNS V30 Inhaúma (Ship)
Inhaúma-class corvette
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Inhaúma-class corvette

BNS V30 Inhaúma AH-11A A nova raça


BNS V31 Jaceguai AH-11A Gato preto arrepiando


BNS V32 Júlio de Noronha AH-11A Júlio de noronha, sempre pronta!


BNS V33 Frontin AH-11A Só se for agora
BNS V34 Barroso (Ship)
Barroso-class corvette
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Barroso-class corvette

BNS V34 Barroso AH-11A Sustentar o fogo que a vitória é nossa
Currently, a program is under way to refurbish and modernize the Skyhawk fleet. The first have been returned to service.
Photo: at sea,
23 March 2002,
Stephan de Bruijn
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