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Brazil in urgent need of fighter jets: minister

Brazil in urgent need of fighter jets: minister

Brazil’s defense minister has reignited speculation about a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal by saying his country is in “urgent” need of new combat aircraft despite this year’s budget cuts. The French Dassault’s Rafale fighter, the US Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet […]


Embraer KC-390 Suppliers List Grows

Embraer KC-390 Suppliers List Grows

Embraer just announced the selection of Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary Aeroelectronica (AEL) Sistemas to provide the mission computer system for the KC-390 Airlifter, currently under development for the Brazilian Air Force. In addition, a joint venture has been formalized between […]


Boeing Shares Industrial Development Plan with Brazilian Industry

Boeing Shares Industrial Development Plan with Brazilian Industry

Boeing today conducted an industry forum in São José dos Campos to share with local businesses and universities the broad spectrum of opportunities available to them as part of Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet offering in the F-X2 fighter aircraft competition. […]


Brazil launches construction of four Scorpene-class submarines

Brazil launches construction of four Scorpene-class submarines

The construction of four Scorpene-class attack submarines for the Brazilian Navy was launched on Saturday at a plant near Rio de Janeiro. Brazil and France signed a $4.25-billion contract on the construction of the four enlarged S-BR diesel-electric submarines, jointly […]


Additional Grifo Radars to Brazillian Air Force F-5 Aircraft

Additional Grifo Radars to Brazillian Air Force F-5 Aircraft

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, and Israel’s Aeroeletronica International Ltd, an ELBIT Systems Ltd company, have signed a contract for the supply of 11 further Grifo F/BR radars to upgrade Brazilian F-5 planes. The Grifo has been in service with […]


27 Russian defense companies to take part in Paris Air Show

27 Russian defense companies to take part in Paris Air Show

A total of 59 Russian firms and agencies, including 27 defense companies, will take part in the upcoming international air show outside Paris, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) said. The 49th International Paris Air Show will be held […]


Embraer to Upgrade Additional Brazilian Air Force F-5 Fighters

Embraer to Upgrade Additional Brazilian Air Force F-5 Fighters

Embraer Defense and Security and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed a contract to modernize 11 additional F-5 jet fighters and to supply one more flight simulator for these fighters as continuation of the contract signed in 2000. These additional […]


Saab Offers Gripen, Naval Bid to Brazil

Saab Offers Gripen, Naval Bid to Brazil

Saab is in the race for one of the world’s largest procurements within maritime security – the SisGAAz project in Brazil. The ongoing discussions with Brazilian stakeholders and decision makers continue during the LAAD defence and security exhibition in Rio […]


DCNS at LAAD Exhibition in Brazil

DCNS at LAAD Exhibition in Brazil

DCNS is a major player in the European and world markets for value-added naval defence systems. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. […]


 
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