Brazil's maritime surveillance capabilities in $4 billion boost with SisGAAz programme



Andrew Elwell
03/13/2013

Unlike in the Caribbean Basin, where there is currently little regional consensus on how to approach common surveillance, Brazil is working towards increasing its surveillance management capabilities. The Blue Amazon management system, dubbed Sistema de Gerenciamento da Amazõnia Azul (SisGAAz), or more informally known as Blue Amazon, is a $4 billion programme the Brazilian Navy is overseeing to help defend its coastline and protect its offshore assets. The Brazilian Armed Forces patrol 4...
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