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Brazil has a strong relationship with the West Coast of Africa, primarily based on the joint stewardship of the South Atlantic Ocean. Brazil has also given military equipment to a number of West African nations, including maritime patrol aircraft to Cape Verde and OPV...
In 2009 the Brazilian Defence Minister, Nelson Jobim, announced the beginning of a $6 billion contract to supply the Brazilian Army with 2,044 new armoured vehicles. According to IVECO’s Latin American president Marco Mazzu, the Guarani is one many programmes lendi...
As emerging markets continue to play a big part in how the defence industry works, in this content series, Defence IQ looks at the Brazil defence industry. In this series we'll be looking at requirements, procurement programmes, future projects and plans.
This report offers an overview of armoured vehicle opportunities in Brazil, with the material derived directly from Defence IQ. It has been compiled in conjunction with the Armoured Vehicles Brazil conference, 26 – 28thJune 2013. Extract:
The on-going talks between Embraer and AgustaWestland about a joint venture to manufacture helicopters in Brazil have collapsed. Embraer, Brazil’s largest defence company and the third largest airplane manufacturer in the world, had hoped to team up with the Angl...
Brazil is pushing ahead with its vast homeland security infrastructure development programme with the addition of ground robots, which are designed for bomb disposal and other dangerous missions for troops and first responders. The deal for an unspecified number of...
This month, news broke that Brazil’s economy had expanded by 2.7%, with expectation for defence spending to also climb at a rate of 18%, taking the total current budget to around $34.9billion. Aside to maritime patrol and ISR measures, Brazil is spending much of this...
Through its subsidiary Mobility Systems Pte Ltd, Singapore Technologies Kinetics has acquired 90% of Technicae Projetos e Servièos Automotivos Ltda, an automotive maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services company based in Brazil. ST Kinetics has acquired the a...
At the start of the year, BAE Systems finalised an agreement with the Brazilian Navy to supply it with three Offshore Patrol Vessels at the cost of £133million. The contract includes a manufacturing license for the Brazilians to continue to build additional OPVs if it...
Liquid Robotics Inc., a Sunnyvale, California-based company, has developed a hybrid wave and solar propelled Unmanned Maritime Vehicle (UMV). The Wave Glider SV3 vehicle is the latest to come out of the company’s development kitchen of self-propelled and continuous...
Brazil has pushed back its decision to award the $7 billion contract for 36 next generation fighters by six months, according to an Air Force statement sent to AFP. This is the fourth time Brazil has extended the bidding window.
The Brazilian Aeronautics Command, COMAER, has signed a contract to acquire 36 Gripen NG fighter aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force for around SEK 39.3 billion ($5.4 billion). The contract, which consists of 28 single-seat aircraft and eight two-seaters, was signed...
This information pack provides an overview of the Brazilian armoured vehicle market with material derived directly from Defence IQ. [inlinead]
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