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Brazil to Upgrade M109 SP Guns, M113 APCs in $241M Deals

Brazil to Upgrade M109 SP Guns, M113 APCs in $241M Deals

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for M109A5+ upgrade kits and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Brazil builds nuclear submarine to patrol offshore oil

Brazil builds nuclear submarine to patrol offshore oil

Brazil is building five submarines to patrol its massive coast, including one powered by an atomic reactor that would put it in the small club of countries with a nuclear sub. The South American giant is in the process of […]


Brazil’s Embraer moving into defense with cargo plane

Brazil’s Embraer moving into defense with cargo plane

Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer launched a new hangar Tuesday that will be used for the final assembly of its KC-390 military cargo plane, a major step in its expansion into the defense sector. “No one can have any doubt that […]


Brazil to Buy AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles

Brazil to Buy AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $169 million. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


Joint Statement by the Defence Ministers of Sweden and Brazil

Joint Statement by the Defence Ministers of Sweden and Brazil

The Defence Minister of Sweden, Karin Enström, Sweden, and the Defence Minister of Brazil, Celso Amorim, held an official meeting in Stockholm, upon the kind invitation of the Swedish side, on April 3rd, 2014. The Ministers recalled the 2009 Plan […]


Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the supply of a Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The Hermes 900, which will be equipped with a new and advanced […]


Helibras Delivers Upgraded AS365 Panther K2 Helicopters to the Brazilian Army

Helibras Delivers Upgraded AS365 Panther K2 Helicopters to the Brazilian Army

The first two upgraded AS365 Panther K2 rotorcraft will be delivered this month by Airbus Helicopters’ Helibras subsidiary to the Brazilian Army Aviation Command (AvEx), providing a modernized platform with more power, updated avionics and increased mission capability. These deliveries […]


Brazil to build own aircraft carrier: defense minister

Brazil to build own aircraft carrier: defense minister

Brazil is planning to build its first aircraft carrier to replace its aging only model as part of a steady upgrade to its armed forces, Defense Minister Celso Amorim said Tuesday. In recent years Brazil has purchased submarines, helicopters and […]


Saab Signs Contract for RBS 70 with Brazilian Army

Saab Signs Contract for RBS 70 with Brazilian Army

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the Brazilian Army. The order has a value of approximately MSEK 80 and comprises deliveries of man-portable […]


 
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