The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) held a ceremony on 19 December at the Anápolis Air Base (BAAN) marking the beginning of operational activities of the Gripen E fighters (referred to as Gripen F-39 in Brazil) by the First Air Defense Group (1st GDA).
Saab is celebrating another milestone of the Gripen program: the production of the first front fuselage of the Gripen E fighter at its factory in Brazil.
Embraer has successfully completed the flight test of the certification campaign for the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS II), which provides the C-390 Millennium with the required capability to perform firefighting missions.
The Brazilian armed forces, through the Combat Aircraft Programme Coordinating Committee (COPAC), have acquired 27 single engine H125 helicopters to boost the training capacity of the Brazilian Navy and the Air Force.
The “Riachuelo” is the first in the class of the four conventional submarines with diesel-electric propulsion, which will allow greater deterrent power in the 5.7 million km² of the Blue Amazon, whose richness of the waters, bed and marine subsoil are important for economic, scientific and environmental development.
The State Department has made a determination approving a possibleForeign Military Sale to the Government of Brazil of Javelin Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of up to $74 million.
Embraer delivered today the last modernized AF-1 fighter jet (AF-1B) to the Brazilian Navy. The ceremony was held at Embraer’s industrial unit in Gavião Peixoto, in São Paulo state.
Embraer announced today, during the 2022 edition of FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in Chile, that the worldwide fleet of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft has reached 500,000 flight hours.
In a ceremony held on Thursday (30/12), the Air Force Command officially partnered with AEL Sistemas for the acquisition of two more Remotely Piloted Aircraft.
Continuing the process of modernization of its fleet and armaments, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed, last Friday (17/12), the contract for the acquisition of a new batch of IRIS-T missiles, short-range and state-of-the-art air-to-air type.