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Brazil postpones decisions again for its new corvettes

20 August 2018

The Brazilian Navy has postponed by about two months the short list and best and final offer (BAFO) decisions for its ambitious Tamandaré-class corvette project, the second leading priority within the force.

The newly established schedule calls for the short list and BAFO announcements to occur in October and December respectively, the navy told Jane’s on 17 August. The navy said it is delaying its decision because it needs additional information from the competitors to properly analyse the bids. Service officials provided no additional details on what information it still requires.

The navy has not said how many companies will be included on the short list.

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