Brazil has requested the sale of 16 AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles, 4 CATM-84L Harpoon Block II Captive Air Training Missiles, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency told Congress on May 6.
The deal is estimated to be worth $169 million and also includes spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor representatives’ technical assistance, engineering and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support.
The Brazilian Air Force (BrAF) is in the process of modernizing and upgrading its Anti-Surface Warfare capability on its P-3 aircraft. The modernization will enhance the BrAF P-3’s capabilities for its Counter-Transnational Organized Crime efforts, maritime border security, and protection of off-shore assets (fisheries, energy infrastructure, etc).
India on Sunday test fired its indigenously-made 'Astra' air-to-air missile from a Su-30MKI aircraft marking a major milestone in the complex beyond visual range (BVR) missile development. The missile, sanctioned in 2004 at $1
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Raytheon Company successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile. The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon's advanced, next-generation; multi-function processor can enable the cruise missile to navigate to and track moving targets emitting radio frequency signals
The Swedish government is planning to equip fighter jets with cruise missiles, following the announcement made on a military spending hike linked to the Ukraine crisis. “In the future the ability to combat longer range targets can be important,” Defence Minister Karin Enstroem was quoted as saying by Sveriges Radio, adding that the missiles would have “a high precision which acts as a deterrent”
An international customer signed an agreement with the U.S
The Indian MoDs Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the purchase of another 22 Harpoon anti-ship missile at a cost Rs 913 crores ($145 million). This was in the pipeline as a foreign military sales deal with the department of defence of the USA
The Pentagon notified the US Congress to sell anti-ship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of $200 million. The Harpoon missile system will be employed on the Indian Navys Shishumar class submarine and will provide enhanced capabilities in defence of critical sea lines of communication
The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for M109A5+ upgrade kits and associated equipment for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on Jun 11, 2014
Embraer has signed a $3.3 billion deal with the Brazilian Air Force on Tuesday to build 28 newly launched KC-390 mid-sized cargo planes
Boeing and Embraer today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and other institutions
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