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The Piratini Class is a class patrol vessels (NPA) of the Brazilian Navy built the Rio de Janeiro Navy Arsenal, Cape-based class of North American origin.

These ships were built between 1970 and 1971 and classified as Coastal Patrol Vessels (NAPAC). The
NPa Parati - P 13

NPa Parati leading a flotilla of patrol ships.

machine gun and mortar twinned bow was replaced in 1985 by a 20mm cannon Oerlikon Mk 10. In 1993 they were transferred to patrol the rivers defended by the Mato Grosso Fleet acting also in the North Naval Group, for his project ever considered use in rivers.

List of ShipsEdit


  • Displacement (tons): 105 standard / 146-full load
  • Dimensions (meters): 29 x 5.8 x 2
  • Crew: 15
  • Propulsion: 4 diesel engines Cummins VT-12M;
  • Speed (knots): 17
  • Action Radius (miles): 1,000 and 1,700 at 15 knots to 12 knots
  • Armament:
    • In the project: 3 12.7 mm machine guns, a bow in a repair twins with a 81 mm mortar.
    • Currently: 12.7 mm machine guns 2 and a 20mm cannon Oerlikon Mk 10.
  • Manufacturer: Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro

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