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Brazilian Army receives first of 32 new LMV-BR armored vehicles

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The Brazilian Army has taken delivery of the first LMV-BR armored vehicle in the framework of the VBMT-LR 4×4 program (Viatura Blindada Multitarefa, Leve de Rodas). As noted by the Italian truck-maker Iveco, the first of 32 LMV-BR has been delivered to the Brazilian Army during a ceremony held at Iveco Defence Vehicles’ plant in Sete […]

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Ukraine notes strong Brazilian interest in anti-tank missiles

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Ukrainian state foreign trade enterprise SpetsTechnoExport has reported that Brazil has shown strong interest in modern anti-tank missile systems developed by Kyiv-based state design bureau LUCH. On Monday, the first technical online consultation between Ukraine and the Republic of Brazil took place within the framework of the Dialogue in the Defense Sphere of the two […]

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Embraer to deliver two KC-390 multi-mission aircraft to Hungary

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Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer has secured a contract from the Hungarian government to deliver two KC-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft to the Hungarian Air Force (HuAF). The KC-390 multi-mission transport aircraft, which are capable of carrying up to 23 tonnes of cargo, will arrive in Hungary in 2023-2024, according to a statement issued Monday by the […]

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Ukraine looking to replace L-39 with Super Tucano trainer

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The Air Force Command of Ukrainian Armed Forces has confirmed that the country is reviewing the future of its combat and training aircraft, a role currently filled by L-39 Albatros. On Agust. 14, service reported that Armed Forces officials are considering reducing the number of ageing L-39 aircraft and replacing them with Brazilian EMB314 Super […]

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Raytheon to increase Brazilian Air Force capabilities

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Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, is modernizing the Brazilian Air Force’s surveillance radars across the Amazon to increase its capabilities. According to a recent service release, Raytheon will upgrade seven legacy radars to the next-generation Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system, Condor Mk3, increasing efficiency and reducing electric energy consumption. The new, […]

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Boeing, Embraer announces partnership deals to promote new C-390 airlift

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U.S. aerospace giant Boeing and Brazilian planemaker Embraer announced that it will jointly promote and develop new markets for the C-390 Millennium multi-mission airlift and air mobility aircraft. Boeing and Embraer have formed a new joint venture called the Boeing Embraer – Defense based on marketing the new C-390 transport plane. “Boeing Embraer – Defense will build […]

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U.S. Navy landing craft arrives in Brazil to take part in world’s longest-running maritime exercise

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Two U.S. Navy landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) with heavy equipment arrived on the Brazilian Marine Corps Base of Ilha do Governador to be used for UNITAS LX, the longest-running multinational maritime exercise, organized by the United States since 1959. In addition to the United States and Brazil, Argentina and Peru will contribute ships and […]

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Brazilian Air Force tests new plane at U.S. Army’s testing facility

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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. The Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), one of the largest military installations (827,000 acres),  is the Army’s premier test center for air delivery testing. YPG […]

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Brazil orders latest generation of the RBS 70 missile systems

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Saab announced on 14 January that it has signed a contract with the Brazilian Army for deliveries of the latest generation of the RBS 70 man-portable surface-to-air missile systems.  The Brazilian Army sign a contract with Sweden’s Saab Dynamics to buy RBS 70 NG – the latest generation of the RBS 70 man-portable air defense system. […]

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Brazil to receive 16 Iveco Lince 4×4 light multirole vehicles

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The Federal Intervention Office (GIF in Portuguese) will receive 16 Iveco Lince 4×4 light multirole vehicles from surplus Italy’s Army stocks. According to the tecnodefesa.com.br, Brazil government is finalising an EUR3.8 million (USD4.4 million) contract to procure 16 Iveco VTLM Lince 4×4 light multirole vehicles in the basic version. At the same time, the cost of one armored vehicle can […]

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