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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 […]


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, […]


 
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