Tamandaré Class Project: Brazil Selects German Offer
March 31, 2019
The Brazilian Navy (MB), announced that the final proposal of the "Águas Azuis" Consortium, dated March 8 of 2019, was selected as the best offer for the construction project of the "Tamandaré" Class Corvettes.
The Águas Azuis Consortium, formed by Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defence & Security and Atech, was selected as preferred bidder by the Brazilian Navy for the construction of four naval ships in the Tamandaré Corvettes Class program (CCT).
With Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems leadership and its naval systems expertise, the Águas Azuis Consortium companies will now form a SPC (Specific Purpose Company) for the implementation phase of the program.
The following companies will be subcontracted: Atlas Elektronik, Alliance S.A. Shipyard and L3 MAPPS.
The selected proposal presents a project of an Intellectual Property Ship (NAPIP) of the German company TKMS, based on the ships of the "MEKO A100" class.
The future corvettes of the Tamandaré-class will have the following characteristics of the Platform and the Combat System:
-- Length: 107.2 meters
-- Beam: 15.95 meters
-- Draught: 5.2 meters
-- Displacement: 3,455 tonnes
-- Propulsion: 4 MAN 12V 28/33 DSTC diesel engines
-- Economic Cruising speed: 14 knots
-- Electrical power: Caterpillar C32 diesel generators.