List of aircraft of the Brazilian Navy

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Brazilian Navy
Naval Jack of Brazil.svg
COA Brazilian Navy.svg
Headquarters
Brasília/DF
History and traditions
Establishment:1822
Navy Day:10 November
Patron:Marquês de Tamandaré
Battles
Independence of Brazil
Cisplatine War
Ragamuffin War
Paraguayan War
World War I
World War II
Components
Ships of the Brazilian Navy
Aircraft of the Brazilian Navy
Corps of Naval Fusiliers
Naval Aviation
Personnel
Admiral Júlio Soares de Moura Neto

The naval aviation arm of the Brazilian Navy operates 89 aircraft in 2009.

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service[1][2][3] Notes
A-4 Skyhawk  United States Attack aircraft A-4KU/TA-4KU Skyhawk II 23 20 attack; 3 trainer. 12 (9 A-4 + 3 TA-4) being upgraded by Embraer.[4] Others to surplus.
AS332 Super Puma  France Transport helicopter AS-332 4 6 aircraft received, 2 lost in accidents
AS532 Cougar  France Transport helicopter AS-532F1 2
Super Lynx  United Kingdom Attack helicopter Super Lynx Mk.21A 12 6 being upgraded.[5] Additional units being ordered.[6]
Esquilo  Brazil Scout helicopter HB 350B/BA Esquilo; HB 355F Esquilo 2 25 18 single engine; 7 twin engine. 1 HB-355F donated to Uruguay
Bell Jet Ranger  United States Training helicopter Bell 206B-2 Jet Ranger II, Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III 18 2 Bell 206B-2 Jet Ranger II, 16 Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III
SH-60 Seahawk  United States Multi-mission helicopter S-70B Seahawk 4 2 more ordered.
EC 725 Cougar  Brazil
 France
Transport helicopter EC 725BR 2 14 more ordered.[7] Delivery in 2010 and 2012. 8 ASuW configuration with Exocet anti-ship missile. 8 utility configuration.
C-1 Trader  United States COD and AAR 8 To be delivery starting in 2014.

Torpedo[edit]

Type Product On order Origin QTD
Torpedo Mark 46 torpedo Used in helicopters  United States ?

Weapons[edit]

Type Product On order Origin QTD
Anti-ship missile Sea Skua Used by Super Linx.  UK ?
Anti-ship missile Penguin Purchased for new Sea Hawk  Norway 8
Anti-ship missile Exocet AM-39. Used by Sea King and EC-725  France ?
Air to air missile AIM-9H Sidewinder Short range Air to Air missile  United States 240
Air to air missile MAA-1B Piranha Short range Air to Air missile  Brazil
Air to air missile A-Darter 5° Generation Air to Air missile. Possible purchase for the upgraded A-4  Brazil/ South Africa
Air to air missile Derby Missile Beyond-visual-range (BVR) air-to-air missile. Possible purchase for the upgraded A-4  Israel
Guided bombs Elbit Lizard Laser Guided Bomb  Israel
Guided bombs SMKB-82 GPS Guided Bomb (Known like AKAUAN)  Brazil
Guided bombs SMKB-83 GPS Guided Bomb (Known like AKAUAN)  Brazil
Anti-radiation missile MAR-1 Will be used by the upgraded A-4.  Brazil ?

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scramble: Brazilian Naval Air Arms Scramble Aviation. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  2. ^ Wings over the seas: the Brazilian Naval Aviation Rudnei Cunha. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  3. ^ Aviação Naval Brasil Terra. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  4. ^ Assinado contrato de desenvolvimento do KC-390 e modernização dos AF-1 Poder Naval. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  5. ^ Marinha finalmente adquire FLIR para os seus helicópteros AH-11A Super Lynx Poder Naval. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  6. ^ Força Aeronaval Poder Naval. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  7. ^ Comandante da Aeronáutica assina contrato inédito com a França Poder Naval. Retrieved on 2009-06-14.

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