Brazilian Navy – Landing Ships

Landing Ships

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Newport Class LOA 562′ TDISP 8,300 tons (20, all retired from USN service, about 6 still active)

Mattoso Maia G-28 originally USS Cayuga LST-1186 (1970-1994) loaned to Brazil 1994, and purchased and commissioned 2001.

Unitas XXXVI
Mattoso Maia Newport Class LST during exercises with US Navy, 1995. NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SN-97-01716

Mattoso Maia Newport LST RIO 2018Mattoso Maia Newport LST RIO 2019

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