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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 […]


Brazilian Army Selects Thales’s Intercom Systems for Vehicles

Brazilian Army Selects Thales’s Intercom Systems for Vehicles

The Brazilian Army has awarded Thales contracts for the delivery of Sotas communication systems for various vehicle programs, such as the new Guarani vehicle, the Cascavel, the M113 and the Urutu refurbishment programs. The systems will be delivered in June […]


Ecuador pulls out of regional mutual defense treaty

Ecuador pulls out of regional mutual defense treaty

President Rafael Correa has pulled Ecuador out of a 1947 hemispheric mutual defense treaty on Wednesday on grounds it is outdated, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday. The move was the latest in a shift away from US-led security arrangements in […]


Brazil picks Sweden’s Gripen fighter jet

Brazil picks Sweden’s Gripen fighter jet

Swedish aerospace maker Saab won a $5 billion contract to equip the Brazilian air force with 36 new fighter jets, Defense Minister Celso Amorim announced Wednesday. Saab’s Gripen, a state-of-the-art multi-role fighter jet, beat its two rivals — the Rafale, […]


France loses out on Brazil jets deal: report

France loses out on Brazil jets deal: report

France will lose out in its bid to win a multibillion-dollar fighter jet contract with Brazil, the Folha de Sao Paulo daily reported Saturday. The newspaper set France’s $4 billion proposal for 36 Rafale fighter jets, from a consortium led […]


Brazilian Air Force Takes Delivery of 400th GRIFO Radar

Brazilian Air Force Takes Delivery of 400th GRIFO Radar

Today Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, celebrated the delivery of the 400th GRIFO radar, which is to be used by the Brazilian Air Force. The company, based out of the Lombard Aerospace District, marked the occasion with a ceremony at […]


Brazil aims to build advanced fighter jets with Russia

Brazil said Wednesday it hopes to develop state-of-the-art combat aircraft with Russia, and purchase surface-to-air missile batteries from Moscow. Brasilia is already in talks with other countries to modernize its air force by purchasing 36 fighter jets valued at up […]


 
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