Tag: Brazilian navy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On June 29, the Brazilian Navy received the 11th H-225M aircraft from Helibrás as part of the H-XBR Project. Through the Navy's Directorate of Aeronautics, the Material Sector delivered the aircraft to the Operational Sector...
By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New Petrobrás CEO Maria das Graças Foster was sworn in yesterday (February 13th) as president of Petrobrás, promising an administration based on dialogue and continuity "without forgetting for a moment"...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city's Operação Lei Seca (Operation Prohibition or Dry Law) is being enforced both on land and on water this year for the New Years Réveillon celebrations. On New...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Possessing one of the fastest growing defense markets in the world, Brazil has been planning to invest in renovating its navy fleet, and is expected to sign a deal...
By Jewellord T. Nem Singh, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in April 20th, taking eleven lives, and continues to leaks 1,000 barrel per day. British Petroleum (BP), the main...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Late last month, fresh from playing a key role in Operation Unified Response, the international humanitarian aid mission to assist Haiti after the disastrous earthquake, the U.S. aircraft carrier USS...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brazilian government has gone on a spending spree in Europe to reinvigorate the infrastructure and equipment of its defense forces. In defiance of the recession, Brazil has increased its defense procurement...



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