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Brazil’s plans first nuclear powered submarine for 2021

Monday, August 31st 2009 - 23:32 UTC
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Brazil expects to have its first nuclear powered submarine in 2021, to be built in the country with French cooperation and equipped with conventional weapons, confirmed Defence minister Nelson Jobim who underlined the dissuasion potential of such a weapon recalling the Falkland Islands conflict of 1982. Read full article


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  • Bubba

    Wow, I can hardly wait. They have such good luck with other maritime projects, like upside down drilling rigs and submarine FPSO's..

    Sep 02nd, 2009 - 09:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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