Columbian General Describes the Super Tucano and Its Role

09/09/2016
09/09/2016: The Colombian A-29B Super Tucano is one of the most successful aircraft in the Colombian inventory. Manufactured by Brazil's Embraer corporation, many countries in the region fly the A-29 including Chile, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador and others. Colombian Brig. Gen. Rodrigo Alejandro Valencia Guevara speaks to its capabilities. BARKSDALE…

The New Class of Australian Submarines

07/09/2016
07/09/2016: After an extensive competition, the Australian government downselected the French firm DCNS to build a new class of advanced conventional submarines. In a press release from the Australian government dated April 26, 206, the Australian government announced the decision and underscored that “The decision was driven by DCNS’s ability to…

Partner Nations Train Together During UNITAS Amphibious 2015

11/22/2015
11/22/2015: Interviews of soldiers from partner nations training together during UNITAS Amphibious 2015 at Ilha do Governador, Brazil, Nov. 16, 2015. Marines from Marine Forces Reserve joined partner nations during the start of UNITAS Amphib to integrate seamlessly and train on various skills including Amphibious Assault Vehicle familiarization, breaching rooms as…

Longest Flight for MV 22-Osprey

11/18/2015
11/17/2015: Marine Air Group 41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve conduct longest flight, 6,165 miles, in the history of the MV 22-Osprey, traveling from Miramar, Ca. to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 14, 2015. This movement is in support of UNITAS Amphibious Operations 2015.   Credit: Marine Forces Reserve:11/14/15  

Longest Flight for MV 22-Osprey (2)

11/18/2015
11/18/2015: U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 and Fixed Wing Transport Squadron 234, Marine Air Group 41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve conduct longest flight, 6,165 miles, in the history of the MV 22-Osprey, traveling from Miramar, Ca. to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 14, 2015.…

Partnership of the Americas (POA) 2014 Ships

10/28/2014
10/28/2014: The Chilean ships Rancagua (LST-92), Almirante Riveros and Sargento Aldea (LSDH-91) sail alongside the Mexican ship ARM Usumacinta during Partnership of the Americas (POA) 2014. The ships were accompanied by two U.S. Marine CH-46E Sea Knights from HMM-364, a Chilean Navy Super Puma and a Mexican MI-17 Hind. Representatives…

Hawker Beechcraft, Brazil and the Plane Truth (Updated)

08/22/2012
2012-08-22 By Robbin Laird Throughout the competition for the USAF aircraft to supply a light attack aircraft to the Afghans, HB has focused on getting its trainer to grow into an attack aircraft.  And among its bag of tricks has been a clear sense of the U.S. Company against a “foreign”…

The Brazilian Defense Industry‐Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies

08/03/2012
In a report from our partner ICD research, SLD readers have a chance to purchase a comprehensive overview and forecast of this important market. Brazil is a key country, which is currently modernizing its defense equipment, and is expected to spend US$241.41 billion on defense during the forecast period Brazil…