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African migrants rescued off Brazil coast

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A boat carrying two dozen migrants from West Africa was rescued off the coast of northern Brazil, officials from the state of...

‘Breakthrough’ in mosquito-packed drones to combat Zika in Brazil

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Millions of sterile mosquitoes will be released from drones over parts of Brazil to combat the Zika virus, after successful field tests...

UN wants Brazilian peacekeepers for CAR

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The United Nations wants Brazil to send troops to join its peace mission in the Central African Republic, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN head...

SA defence industry in Rio this week for LAAD

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Eighteen South African aerospace and defence companies are participating in the Latin America Aerospace and Defence (LAAD) trade fair in Rio De...

Benin authorities seize 54 kg of cocaine from Brazil

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Benin security forces seized 54 kg of cocaine from a container that arrived at its main port of Cotonou from Brazil, the...

Saab, Embraer inaugurate Gripen Design and Development Network in Brazil

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Defence and security company Saab and Embraer Defense & Security have today inaugurated the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN), in Gaviao Peixoto, in...

Saab, Embraer inaugurate Gripen Design and Development Network in Brazil

The Gripen Design and Development Network, in Gaviao Peixoto, will be the hub for Gripen NG technology development in Brazil.Defence and security company Saab and...

Denel receives contract to integrate A-Darter onto Brazilian Gripens

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Although Brazil is a partner in the development of the A-Darter fifth generation air-to-air missile, Denel Dynamics only recently received a contract...

Embraer reaches $205.5 million graft settlement with U.S., Brazil

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Brazilian planemaker Embraer on Monday reached an agreement with U.S. and Brazilian authorities to settle a six-year corruption investigation, paying $205.5 million...

Brazilian court to try Lula on Angolan corruption charges

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A federal judge in Brazil ruled on Thursday former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial for an alleged bribery...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...