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France conducts drills with Brazilian corvette Araguari in the Gulf of Guinea.

| 2021

According to a tweet published by Jakepor12 on November 10, 2021, French Navy Amphibious assault ship Dixmude (L-9015) sailed alongside Brazilian Navy Amazonas-class corvette BNS Araguari and Italian FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia (F 597) during operations in the Gulf of Guinea.
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Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Amazonas-class corvette Araguari and amphibious assault ship Dixmude (Picture source: Twitter account of Jakepor21)

Araguari (P-122) is an Amazonas-class corvette currently operated by the Brazilian Navy. She was originated named San Fernando (CG52) while she was being built for the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard.

San Fernando was built by BAE Systems Maritime in Glasgow and launched on 16 July 2010. The ship was sold to the Brazilian Navy and renamed Araguari (P-122). She was commissioned on 21 June 2013.

The Amazonas class are three offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) built by VT Shipbuilding (now BAE Systems Surface Ships). The ships entered service with the Brazilian Navy during 2012 and 2013.

The vessels are based on the Royal Navy's River-class patrol vessels, are 90 m (295 ft) long, and have 80 man crews plus accommodation for 40 troops. They are designed to perform a range of Economic Exclusion Zone (EEZ) management, special operations, and maritime law enforcement tasks.

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