Latin America

Brazil; Army request Javelin ATGM from US

Brazil seeks sale of Javelin missiles and CLUs from US The FMS will boost Brazilian Army’s capabilities to meet future threats by increasing anti-armour capacity. The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Javelin missiles and associated equipment to Brazil. The sale has also been […]

Uruguay; Brazil plans to donate M108 howitzers and Urutu APC

Brazil to donate 10 M108 self-propelled howitzers and 11 armoured vehicles to Uruguay The donation of the means of combat is part of the policy of international cooperation with the Mercosur countries The Plenary of the Chamber of Deputies of the National Congress of Brazil approved, last Thursday, August 4, a project that authorizes the […]

Argentina; Air Force receives upgraded EMB-312 Tucano and third Huron

 On  August 5, at the Aeroparque Military Air Station, the Ministry of Defense together with the Argentine Air Force made the official presentation of the third Beechcraft TC-12B Hurón aircraft and the first modernized Embraer EMB-312 Tucano in the Río Material Area IV. The ceremony was presided over by the Minister of Defense, Jorge Taiana, […]

Uruguay; Korea donates a Chamsuri-class patrol boat Navy

The Korean vessel, decommissioned in 2021, joins the three Marine Protector-class vessels donated by the US that will arrive in September During the presentation to the Parliament of the annual Accountability, Uruguay’s Defense Minister Javier Garcia confirmed that the country has accepted the transfer of a patrol vessel donated by the Republic of Korea. The […]

Chile; Gendarmery  plans to buy French Bastion APCs

According to information published by the Spanish Defense website “InfoDefensa” on July 14, 2022, the Undersecretary of the Interior of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security of Chile asked the Regional Government (Gore) of Biobío to finance the acquisition of four French-made ARQUUS Bastion 4×4 APC Armored Personnel Transport vehicles Ministry of the […]

Peru; Government mulls buy of military-civil satellite

The Ministry of Transport and Communications, the National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development (Conida) and the National Telecommunications Program (Pronatel) have created a working group that aims to analyze the feasibility of purchasing a communications satellite for the Peruvian State. The working group is also responsible for issuing a final report with a technical […]

Argentina; Fadae delivers refurbished AB-206 tom the Army

This is the eleventh aircraft updated by the firm, which expects to deliver another two before the end of the year. The Argentine Aircraft Factory ‘Brigadier San Martín’ (Fadea) delivered a new modernized AB 206 B1 helicopter to the Argentine Army (EA). This unit is part of the batch of helicopters acquired from Italy and […]

Argentina; Government requests German credits to purchase submarines

Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana closed his European tour with a meeting in Berlin with his German counterpart, Christine Lambrecht. Among the main issues on the bilateral agenda was the financing of the submarine project for the Argentine Navy (ARA). “The acquisition of submarines is fundamental to sustain our defense policy and the projection that […]

Colombia; AC-47T Dakotas to undergo major maintenance program 

The Caribbean country has a fleet composed of six units of this model, in service since 1986 The Air Maintenance Command (Caman) of the Colombian Military Forces is currently carrying out a major maintenance process for one of its AC-47T (Basler BT-67) Fantasma aircraft. This unit has been carrying out an inspection process of more […]

Venezuela; Army reinstates Israeli made Mapats ATGMS into service

The Venezuelan Army reincorporated 48 launch pads of the IMI Systems Mapats 2 missile anti-tank system and 150 repowered missiles, after undergoing a functional recovery process. The launchers have been placed on Emsoven Tiuna 4×4 tactical vehicles. The delivery is part of the program of the central commemorative act of the 201st anniversary of the […]

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