The Brazilian Navy has received the multi-purpose helicopter carrier HMS Ocean (L12) from the British Navy.
The helicopter carrier was commissioned on 29 June in the UK. In The Brazilian Navy it will have another name – the PHM Atlantico (A140). The warship was purchased by Brazail under a $98.76 million worth contract reached by the sides on February 19.
Since then, the ship had been undergoing maintenance work by Babcock and BAE Systems. The PHM Atlantico is 203.43 m long and displaces 21.578 tonnes.