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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Rafael Correa has pulled Ecuador out of a 1947 hemispheric mutual defense treaty on Wednesday on grounds it is outdated, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.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 […]


Russian defense minister due in Brazil for talks

Russian defense minister due in Brazil for talks

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will meet with Brazilian officials Wednesday following Brasilia’s decision to buy surface-to-air missile batteries from Moscow, the two sides said Tuesday. The visit, a day after Shoigu was to hold top level meetings in nearby […]


Russia to Offer Brazil Stake in Future Advanced Fighter Project

Russia to Offer Brazil Stake in Future Advanced Fighter Project

A Russian military delegation about to visit Brazil will offer joint development of a fifth-generation combat aircraft “of the type” of its own most newest fighter to Brazilian defense officials, a member of the delegation told RIA Novosti Monday. The […]


Russia Close to Complete Attack Helicopter Deliveries to Brazil

Russia Close to Complete Attack Helicopter Deliveries to Brazil

Russia is planning to deliver the remaining Mi-35M Hind-E attack helicopters to Brazil under the 2008 contract in the next few months, a senior government official said Thursday. Russia has so far supplied nine out of 12 Mi-35s to the […]


 
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