Riachuelo, first Scorpene class submarine of four to be built in Brazil is set to be launched in December 14th. Three others will be built in 18 months each until deliveries are completed in 2023. The first Brazilian nuclear submarine is expected to be finished in 2028.
These submarines are based on the French Scorpene submarine by a partnership between Naval Group and the Brazilian Navy. Built in the Itaguai Naval Complex, Rio de Janeiro state.