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KMW Establishes a Brazilian Subsidiary Supporting Land Systems Activities

The German armored vehicles company KMW is establishing a Brazilian subsidiary named KMW do Brasil, to be located in Santa Maria in the southern...

DCNS Highlights Scorpene, Andrasta SSN Submarines, Decoy technologs at LAAD 2011

DCNS is a major supplier of surface vessels and submarines in the Latin America region and, specifically Brazil. Since 2008, the Brazilian Navy and...

IVECO Inagurates New Production Plant in Brazil Supporting the VBTP Program

IVECO is displaying the first prototype of the VBTP amphibious armored vehicle destined for the Brazilian Army. The vehicle is the first of a...

LAAD 2011 Photo Review

  Among the armored vehicles on display were the SandCat from Oshkosh, and the Gladiator, making its debut at LAAD 2011. Gladiator is a bulletproof vehicle...

Elbit Systems Introduces Highlights Avionics, C2 and Homeland Security at LAAD...

Elbit Systems and its Brazilian subsidiary Aeroeletronica S.A. (AEL) are promoting here modern avionics suites, comprising computer interface and high definition smart displays, Unmanned...

RADA Unveils a New Radar Optimized for Homeland Security

Israel’s defense electronics company RADA is unveiling at LAAD 2011 a new phased array ground and air surveillance radar optimized for homeland security applications. The RHS-40...

IAI Unveils Hovering Aerial and Ground Observation Vehicles at LAAD 2011

IAI will unveil the new Stark IRV, a reconnaissance vehicle developed by IAI's subsidiary Elta Systems, based on a Brazilian platform produced by TAC Motors. We plan to expand our activities in Brazil through cooperation with local companies.” IAI President Yitzhak Nissan comments.

Following Latin-American Success, Israel’s Defense Technology Innovator RAFAEL Charts Brazil Expansion

In an exclusive interview with Defense Update, Lova Drori, Executive Vice President Rafael Advanced Defense Systems outlines Rafael’s aims in the Latin American market - from air defense missiles, addressing specific Brazilian interests, to air/air guided missiles; from precision attack weapons to command, control and intelligence processing systems, transforming military technologies to advanced capabilities for managing complex security systems and efficient response to emergencies.

Após Sucessos Na América Latina, RAFAEL, A Inovadora Da Tecnologia De...

A produtora de sistemas de defesa líder de Israel, a Rafael Advance Defense Systems, é uma das maiores exibidoras no pavilhão de Israel na...

LAAD 2011 Focus: Brazil’s Defense Cooperation Agreements

For many years Brazil’s military relied on surplus equipment acquired from the leading powers. In the 1980s the country shifted to depend on domestic...

LAAD 2011 Focus: Chile

With a long military tradition and a lengthy coastline, Chile is spending substantially on arms purchases. Its defense bill was $4.8 billion in 2008,...

LAAD 2011 Focus: Colombia

Fighting the drugs trade fueling Latin America's oldest guerrilla war and relying heavily on U.S. military assistance, Colombia has the second-largest armed forces in...

LAAD 2011 Focus: Venezuela

Following the rise into power of Hugo Chaves, and the U.S. imposing embargo on arms sales to the country, Venezuela reached east to China...

LAAD 2011 Focus: Brazil

Brazil has allocated about US$9 billion (15 billion Rais) for defense spending, but natural disasters hitting the country, required emergency funding, part of which...
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