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Brazil Opens New Submarine Shipyard

Brazil Opens New Submarine Shipyard

On 1 March 2013, Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, officially inaugurated the Metal Structures Manufacturing Unit (UFEM), which comprises all the industrial facilities and special tooling needed to manufacture the outfitted hull sections of Scorpene submarines under the PROSUB programme […]


Brazil to get its first nuclear subs

Brazil to get its first nuclear subs

Brazil is set to join the select group of countries that have nuclear-powered submarines, President Dilma Rousseff said Friday. Rousseff stressed Brazil was committed to peace but also needed its defense deterrent, as she inaugurated a naval shipyard in Rio […]


Saab Receives Order for Upgrade of Mission System Erieye for Brazil

Saab Receives Order for Upgrade of Mission System Erieye for Brazil

Defence and security company Saab has received order from Brazilian Embraer Defense and Security on upgrade of the Erieye AEW&C Mission System. The total order amounts to 380 MSEK. The contract is for the delivery of an upgrade of the […]


US chooses Brazilian plane to outfit Afghan force

US chooses Brazilian plane to outfit Afghan force

The US Air Force has chosen a Brazilian firm for a $427 million contract to supply light attack planes to Afghan forces, the company said Thursday, despite competition from an American bid. Brazilian planemaker Embraer said 20 of its AT-29 […]


Brazil Wants to Buy Russian Anti-Aircraft Weaponry

Brazil’s Defense Ministry intends to discuss purchasing air defense systems from Russia during talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev later this month, the ministry said on Sunday. “We are interested in acquiring three batteries of Pantsir-S1 missiles and two […]


Embraer to Modernize AEW&C Aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force

Embraer to Modernize AEW&C Aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force

Embraer Defense and Security and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed a contract to modernize five EMB 145 AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning and Control), designated E-99 in the FAB. The contract, valued at approximately USD 215 million, provides for the […]


Embraer and AgustaWestland to Join Forces In Latin America

Embraer and AgustaWestland to Join Forces In Latin America

Embraer S.A. and AgustaWestland today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding aiming at establishing a joint-venture which could lead to the production of AgustaWestland helicopters in Brazil to be marketed for both commercial and military use in […]


Russian Helicopters to Deliver First Ka-62 Exports to Brazil

Russian Helicopters to Deliver First Ka-62 Exports to Brazil

Russian Helicopters, subsidiary of state defence holding Oboronprom, announces that it has signed its first export contract for the medium multirole Ka-62 with Brazilian Atlas Táxi Aéreo. Seven Ka-62s are scheduled for delivery within the period of first quarter 2015 […]


Brazilian Army Signs Contract with Tepro Consortium Sisfron

Brazilian Army Signs Contract with Tepro Consortium Sisfron

The Brazilian Army has signed a contract for the implementation of Phase I of the Sisfron program with Tepro consortium, made up by the companies Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas S/A and OrbiSat Indústria e Aerolevantamento S/A, both controlled by Embraer […]


 
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