Campinas – Brazil, December 9, 2021 –
Embraer and the Department of Science and Technology at the Brazilian
Army (DCT) today signed a Technical Cooperation Agreement establishing
cooperation in joint studies and analysis of technical and operational
concepts, as well as the evaluation of the capabilities needed for the
design and development of the Artillery Counter-battery Radar System.
are very pleased to sign this Technical Cooperation Agreement with
Embraer. In recent decades, the fruitful partnership between the company
and the Brazilian Army has consolidated strategic knowledge in radar
and border surveillance systems for Brazil, with the implementation and
supply of defense systems and military material for benefit Strategic
Programs, such as the SISFRON and the Anti-Aircraft Defense. As a result
of this joint effort, Brazil now belongs to a group of countries that
master radar technology and manufacturing. We are sure that this
cooperation will allow us further existing initiatives, perpetuating
knowledge, retaining technologies, and expanding strategic capabilities
for the Ground Force,” said Army Science and Technology Department
Chief, General Guido Amin Naves.
Cooperation Agreement aims to promote joint preliminary studies of
technical and operational concepts in Artillery Counter-battery Radar
System. The Agreement will also identify technological and industrial
usage for Radar System levels already developed by the Army’s
Technological Center in partnership with Embraer for design, research,
and development of potential Artillery Counter-battery Radar System that
meet Brazilian Army requirements.
this agreement, we will expand Embraer’s expertise in research and
development of the radar and ground systems field, including sensors and
their civilian and military applications. Embraer’s history is a
succession of technological challenges, often brought about by the needs
of our clients and partners, which has always led us to improve our
engineering and industrial expertise in the development, homologation,
testing, manufacturing, marketing, and technical support of the most
varied products,” said Jackson Schneider, President, and CEO of Embraer
Defense & Security.
is one of the main companies participating in the Brazilian Army’s
Integrated Border Monitoring System (SISFRON), one of the largest border
surveillance projects in the world, in addition to providing radars and
Control and Alert solutions applied to the Army’s Strategic
Anti-Aircraft Defense Program.
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global aerospace company headquartered in Brazil, Embraer has
businesses in Commercial and Executive aviation, Defense & Security
and Agricultural Aviation. The company designs, develops, manufactures
and markets aircraft and systems, providing Services & Support to
it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft.
On average, about every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer
takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million
passengers a year.
is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats and the
main exporter of high value-added goods in Brazil. The company maintains
industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers,
among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.|