The Brazilian armed forces have taken delivery of the 16th Helibras H225M (formerly known as the EC725) out from an outstanding order for 50 under the Ministry of Defence-run Project H-XBR. The helicopter was produced at the Itajubá assembly line of the Airbus Helicopter’s Brazilian subsidiary....Full Article »
Chile’s2015 defence budget totals CLP 1.633 trillion ($2.65 billion), which includes funding for new vessels and the acquisition of assault rifles, however several procurement decisions expected for 2015 have been delayed....Full Article »
Mexico’s defence industry is almost entirely run by its military institutions and currently produces a variety of small arms and light weapons, 4x4 tactical patrol vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles interceptor craft, coastal and ocean patrol vessels....Full Article »
The official request for proposals (RFP) for the Brazilian Navy’s Sistema de Gerenciamento do Amazonia Azul (Blue Amazon Management System – SisGAAz) was launched on March 19. Proposals will be received until 16 July 2014 and a shortlist of contenders will be announced on 25 November 2014. Emgepron will serve as management consultant...Full Article »