The German armored vehicles companyis establishing a Brazilian subsidiary named do Brasil, to be located in Santa Maria in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. The newly founded company will act as a continental hub for ’s regional activities. Offering support and services for systems already deployed in the region, such as the LEOPARD 1A5 main battle tank, the new company will also provide a local basis for implementing -technologies with on specific South American vehicle solutions, to be manufactured in Santa Maria in the future.
Atis promoting a new M-113 upgrade kit, which features new passive armor, rubber tracks, RPG protective ‘chicken net’, protected headlights and more. military transport vehicles destined for the regional defense and security market.