The Brazilian Navy is restarting the refurbishment of eight C1/S2 carrier based transport aircraft. If everything goes according to plan, four ex-US Navy C-1A Trader aircraft that have rested for 26 years in the aircraft boneyard in Arizona will return to sea, operating from the deck of Brazil’s aircraft carrier São Paulo.
By Ray Peterson, Forecast International Although Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has no doubt been stirred by Venezuela's military buildup, he also recognizes the need for his own country to rectify its deficient level of armaments in order to strengthen Brazil's position as a regional leader. He has increased pressure to make funds available for two ambitious military programs, previously...
Research: With 150 New Submarines to be Built until 2021, the Submarine Market Seems to be on Solid Ground
The military submarine market is expected to continue growing in a modest pace through the second decade of the 21st century, as naval forces are inducting modern, more capable submarines, designed for extended operational missions at sea.
The Brazilian Army has already inducted over 86 VBTP-MR GUARANI 6x6 APCs armed with remote weapon station under the URUTU-3 modernisation programme to replace their EE-11 URUTU by 2015.
Embraer Defense and Security has today delivered four light attack and tactical training A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to Indonesia’s Air Force at a ceremony held in its facility in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo, Brazil. Indonesia is the first operator of Super Tucano in the Asia-Pacific region.
The French Dassault Rafale omnirole fighter was selected as lowest bidder in the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat fighter Aircraft (MMRCA) and is expected to be announced as the Indian Air Force preferred choice for the program.
Após Sucessos Na América Latina, RAFAEL, A Inovadora Da Tecnologia De Defesa Israelense, Projeta Oportunidades De Expansão No Brasil
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. A companhia está apresentando aqui um grande número de sistemas, endereçados à segurança marítima e costeira, vigilância de área, monitoria e controle para áreas terrestres e urbanas, e reconhecimento aerotransportado e espacial. Respondendo ao...
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has recently completed the installation of the first secured border crossing in La Quiaca, Argentina, as part of a project that includes four border crossings characterized by different topologies.
Elbit Systems is presenting the newest member of the MUSIC Directional Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems at the 2013 Paris Airshow. Defense-Update reports. The new, compact system dubbed ‘mini-MUSIC’ is designed to protect small rotary and fixed-wing aircraft against heat seeking Ground to Air Missiles (MANPADS) threats. In 2012 the company has demonstrated the C-MUSIC pod system in flight, mounted on...