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Brazilian group seeks to stop aircraft carrier sale to Turkish company

MERSIN, Turkey — Two groups are hoping to make a last ditch effort to save a retired Brazilian aircraft carrier that’s planned to be scrapped.

One wants to turn the ship into a museum.

  • Tayfun Ozberk
  • Defense News

The other, a training ship for the Turkish Navy.

The Sao Paulo/Foch Institute in Brazil is trying to prevent the aircraft carrier Sao Paulo from making its way to Turkey for disassembly and instead hopes to turn it into a museum.

Such moves may be a long shot.

The carrier, originally known as Foch when it entered service with the French Navy in 1963, was the second vessel of the…

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