Friday, May 8, 2015

Brazil focusing on building fighter jets and 5 submarines, delaying other military needs

One of the submarines will be nuclear powered.

8 May 2015

The cost and scope of two projects in Brazil—co-development and production of Saab JAS 39E/F Gripen fighters and construction of five submarines, the last of them nuclear-powered—will delay launching other major projects, such as renewal of the country’s surface fleet and the SisGAAz ocean and littoral surveillance system, according to Aviation Week magazine.

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