A team comprising Embraer, Altech, thysenkrupp, Emgepron besides Águas Azuis, signed a contract with the Brazilian Navy on March 5 in Rio de Janeiro for building four Tamandaré Class Ships, with deliveries scheduled between 2025 and 2028. The construction will take place in Brazil, in Itajaí, Santa Catarina State, and is expected to have local content rates above 30% for the first vessel and 40% for the others
Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed a memorandum of understanding to study joint development of a new light military transport aircraft on Thursday. The study seeks to identify alternatives and solutions to meet FABs operational needs, especially in the Amazon region and austere environments, including unpaved, short and damaged runways located in remote areas
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A scientific and technological cooperation between Embraer and the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes), in the areas of autonomous robotics and artificial intelligence resulted in the first test of an autonomous aircraft in Brazil. Ufes is a self-governing institution connected to Brazils Ministry of Education (MEC)
Boeing and Embraer are preparing to launch a joint venture to promote and develop markets for the multi-mission medium airlift KC-390 while expecting all regulatory approvals for their commercial joint venture by 2020. Under the terms of the proposed partnership, Embraer will own a 51 percent stake in the joint venture and Boeing will own the remaining 49 percent
Brazilian Air Force (FAB) has formally received the first of its 28 ordered Embraer KC-390 multi-mission aircraft, set to replace Brazil's ageing fleet of C-130 Hercules planes. The KC-390 was developed as a joint project between the FAB and Embraer after Brazil sealed a deal for 28 Embraer aircraft and initial logistical support in 2014
Sri Lanka Navy renamed China-gifted frigate "P625" as "Parakramabahu" and commissioned it into naval service. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Ambassador of China to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan, Defense Attache of the Chinese Embassy Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei and Sri Lanka senior military officers and government officials attended the ceremony
The Portuguese Government and Embraer yesterday signed a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390 whose delivery will start in 2023. Additionally, services and support and a flight simulator are included in the contract as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capabilities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest
Embraer unveiled its fixed-wing, single-engine electric demonstrator aircraft on August 16. First flight of the aircraft based on the Embraer single-engine EMB-203 Ipanema crop duster, is scheduled for 2020
The Portuguese government has placed an order for 5 Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft, deliveries of which are scheduled to begin in 2023. “The Portuguese KC-390 will meet new interoperability requirements, in the areas of secure navigation, data and voice transmission that will allow the KC-390 to integrate joint operations in multinational alliances in which Portugal is integrated,” said Jackson Schneider, President and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security
Embraer and ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement to develop next-generation P600 AEW (Airborne Early Warning) aircraft, based on the advanced Embraer Praetor 600 business jet, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show. The primary sensor of the P600 AEW is the IAI/ELTA 4th generation Digital Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar with integrated IFF capabilities
Orders for Paris Air Show 2019 is likely to be half that obtained in 2018, according to International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) groups prediction. “To set the scene, 2019 is not shaping up to be a good year on the order front which is not particularly surprising given the headwinds
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