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Brazil Might Use Russian Military Technological Know-How

BRASILIA, (BM) - Russian producers of safety systems are ready to share technological know-how with potential Brazilian partners, learned BulgarianMiitary.com, according Deputy Director General of the state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport Sergei Goreslavsky statement at the first Russian-Brazilian trade and investment forum in Brasilia.

First Flight of the Brazilian Gripen E Fighter Jet

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Saab completed a successful first flight with the first Brazilian Gripen E fighter aircraft, 39-6001, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. At 2.41 pm CET on August 26, the Gripen E aircraft took off on its maiden flight flown by Saab test pilot Richard Ljungberg. Read more: The Brazilian Army Placed an

Argentina Wants to Buy P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft from US

BUENOS AIRES, (BM) - The Argentine Navy confirmed that it is negotiating with the US government regarding the acquisition of four Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft (MPAs) to replace the P-3Bs assigned to its ‘Naval Air Exploration Squadron’ (Escuadrilla Aeronaval de Exploración), learned bulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Read

The Brazilian Navy Test-Fired Locally Developed Surface-to-Surface Anti-Ship Missile

RIO DE JANEIOR, (BM) - The Brazilian Navy test-fired the third and final prototype of the locally developed MANSUP (Míssil Antinavio Nacional de Superfície) surface-to-surface anti-ship missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. The missile was fired from one of the two ITL-10 twin missile launchers on board the Niterói-class

Brazil Buys E-LynX Radio by Elbit Systems for Its Marine Corps

BRASILIA, (BM) - Elbit Systems will supply E-LynX radios to the Brazilian Marine Corps (CFN), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. The radios will be integrated as part of the SIC²CFN project designed to improve the Corps’ C4ISR capabilities. Read more: India Will Use the Rafael BNET Software on All Its Combat Aircrafts

The Brazilian Navy Has Agreed to Transfer Two Tupi Class Submarines to Argentine Navy

BUENOS AIRES (BG) - The Brazilian Navy has agreed to transfer two Tupi class submarines – Type 209/1400 – to Argentina, following a meeting between Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and his Argentine counterpart, Mauricio Macro, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. The deal includes a potential future transfer of an additional two

Brazil Tests Its New Embraer KC-390 Military Transport Aircraft

BRASILIA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The U.S. Army has announced that the Brazilian defense industry in partnership with country’s Air Force conducting series of test of its new Embraer KC-390military transport aircraft at Yuma Proving Ground, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence Blog. The Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), one of the largest

The Brazilian Army Placed an Order for the Saab RBS 70 NG System

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) – This Monday (14th January 2019) Saab came out with the news that the Brazilian Army has placed an order for deliveries of the Saab’s latest generation of the RBS 70 man-portable air defence system - RBS 70 NG, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The Brazilian Army’s first order of the latest RBS 70 NG

Strategic Partnership between Embraer and Boeing Approved by the Brazilian Government

SÃO PAULO, Brazil and CHICAGO, the USA(BulgarianMilitary.com) – Embraer announced on 10th January 2019 that the company together with Boeing have welcomed the approval by the Brazilian Government of the strategic partnership between the two companies, which is expected to position the companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets,

A $4.75 Billion Deal between the U.S. Boeing and the Brazilian Embraer Suspended

SÃO JOSÉ DOS CAMPOS, São Paulo, Brazil (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Last week, on 6th December 2018, the Brazilian São Paulo federal court suspended a $4.75 billion deal between the U.S. Boeing and the Brazilian Embraer’s civilian business in consideration of Brazil’s outgoing President Michel Temer, learned BulgarianMilitary.comThe São Paulo court

Embraer Announced the Receipt of the Type Certificate from ANAC for Its KC-390

BRASÍLIA, Brazil (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Last week on 23rd October 2018, Embraer announced the receipt of the Type Certificate from ANAC (the Brazilian aviation authority Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) for its multi-mission KC-390 airlift, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, President and CEO of Embraer, commented,…

Embraer Announced a Successful First Flight Its KC-390 Multi-Mission Aircraft

GAVIÃO PEIXOTO, Brazil (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The headquartered in Brazil global company with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defence and security Embraer announced last week that on 9th October 2018 it has achieved another important milestone through the completion of the maiden flight of the first series production…

The Brazilian Army Will Receive IRB from GDELS

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 26, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: GDELS The Brazilian Army awarded General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) a contract for manufacturing and delivery of the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com That was announced from GDELS last week on…

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