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First Scorpene Submarine for Brazil Ready to Ship

First Scorpene Submarine for Brazil Ready to Ship

France: Yesterday at its Cherbourg centre DCNS started the last joining of sections of the first Scorpene submarine for Brazil. The welding of sections 3 and 4, a key step for assembling the forward part of the submarine, is a […]


Brazilian Army visits ‘Screaming Eagles’ to research air assault excellence

Brazilian Army visits ‘Screaming Eagles’ to research air assault excellence

When one thinks of Brazil, what may come to mind are Carnival celebrations, the beaches of Ipanema, samba dancing in the streets and arguably the world’s best soccer. However, the South American nation also has to have a serious side […]


A-Darter-Air-To-Air Missile Programme Benefits Both South Africa And Brazil

A-Darter-Air-To-Air Missile Programme Benefits Both South Africa And Brazil

The successful joint missile development programme between South Africa and Brazil may open the door for future cooperation in the defence industry. Talib Sadik, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Denel, says today’s visit by the Brazilian Minister of Science […]


Brazil in urgent need of fighter jets: minister

Brazil in urgent need of fighter jets: minister

Brazil’s defense minister has reignited speculation about a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal by saying his country is in “urgent” need of new combat aircraft despite this year’s budget cuts. The French Dassault’s Rafale fighter, the US Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet […]


Embraer KC-390 Suppliers List Grows

Embraer KC-390 Suppliers List Grows

Embraer just announced the selection of Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary Aeroelectronica (AEL) Sistemas to provide the mission computer system for the KC-390 Airlifter, currently under development for the Brazilian Air Force. In addition, a joint venture has been formalized between […]


Boeing Shares Industrial Development Plan with Brazilian Industry

Boeing Shares Industrial Development Plan with Brazilian Industry

Boeing today conducted an industry forum in São José dos Campos to share with local businesses and universities the broad spectrum of opportunities available to them as part of Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet offering in the F-X2 fighter aircraft competition. […]


Brazil launches construction of four Scorpene-class submarines

Brazil launches construction of four Scorpene-class submarines

The construction of four Scorpene-class attack submarines for the Brazilian Navy was launched on Saturday at a plant near Rio de Janeiro. Brazil and France signed a $4.25-billion contract on the construction of the four enlarged S-BR diesel-electric submarines, jointly […]


Additional Grifo Radars to Brazillian Air Force F-5 Aircraft

Additional Grifo Radars to Brazillian Air Force F-5 Aircraft

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, and Israel’s Aeroeletronica International Ltd, an ELBIT Systems Ltd company, have signed a contract for the supply of 11 further Grifo F/BR radars to upgrade Brazilian F-5 planes. The Grifo has been in service with […]


27 Russian defense companies to take part in Paris Air Show

27 Russian defense companies to take part in Paris Air Show

A total of 59 Russian firms and agencies, including 27 defense companies, will take part in the upcoming international air show outside Paris, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) said. The 49th International Paris Air Show will be held […]


 
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