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Brazil (Naval Visit)

Volume 894: debated on Tuesday 24 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the official visit of Her Majesty's ships to Brazil in May 1975.

A visit to Brazilian ports was made between 7th and 14th May by a group of Royal Naval ships led by HMS "Ark Royal".

At present six frigates and three submarines are being built for the Brazilian Navy both by Vosper Thorneycroft and by Vickers. That goes ahead.