quinta-feira, 16 de fevereiro de 2017

Custo de manutenção also demais

Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Brazil's navy will decommission its sole aircraft carrier, Sao Paulo, after concluding the vessel's maintenance costs are too high. Navy officials made the decision to retire the aircraft carrier after studies revealed it would take 10 years to upgrade the ship. IHS Janes reports the country will make procuring a replacement the service's third-highest priority after its submarine and Tamandaré-class corvette programs. In the future, the navy plans to domestically construct two new aircraft carriers, each displacing roughly 50,000 tons at sea. According to Brazilian newspaper Estadão, Sao Paulo's demobilization process will begin immediately, and is expected to be complete by ...

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