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Embraer taking Boeing to arbitration

Brazil’s Embraer started arbitration against Boeing after the US aircraft manufacturer cancelled a $4.2 billion deal years in the making at the weekend. The deal’s...

Cocaine kingpin nabbed in Mozambique

A top Brazilian cocaine trafficker was arrested in Mozambique, officials in both countries said, underlining the growing global footprint of the First Capital Command...

Planning underway for Exercise Ibsamar in September

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The pall of the COVID-19 coronavirus has not deterred planners from three navies putting heads together in anticipation of Exercise Ibsamar in September. According to...

Brazilian Navy vessel wraps up Namibia visit

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The Brazilian Navy offshore patrol vessel Amazonas has called on Namibia for a short visit ahead of participation in Exercise Obangame Express. The vessel (P120)...

A-Darter type certification marks development completion

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A type certificate has been issued for the Denel Dynamics A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile, with qualification and certification concluding development of the weapon,...

Brazilian defence minister briefed on Denel Dynamics missile range

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Brazil’s Minister of Defence Fernando Azevedo was briefed by Denel Dynamics on its missile range, including the A-Darter, Umkhonto and Marlin, during his recent...

Brazilian defence minister brought up to speed on A-Darter project

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Brazil’s defence minister has visited Denel Dynamics to get an update on the A-Darter fifth-generation air-to-air missile that will be integrated onto the Brazilian...

SA profiles capabilities at LAAD exhibition

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Local companies are keen to profile South Africa’s industrial capabilities at the 12th Latin American Defence and Security Exhibition (LAAD), which is currently underway...

Brazil court overturns injunction blocking Boeing-Embraer deal

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A Brazilian federal court has overturned a provisional injunction that blocked a proposed tie-up between planemakers Embraer and Boeing (BA.N), Embraer said on Monday...

Boarding exercise part of Ibsamar VI

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The South African Maritime Reaction Squadron (MRS) conducted a boarding exercise as part of Exercise Ibsamar that took place between the South...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...