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C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

Brazilian marines to introduce new C4ISR kit for vehicles, dismounts

17 July 2017

The Brazilian Navy Marine Corps (Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais: CFN) plans to implement a new C4ISR suite purchased from Israel’s Elbit Systems, and expects to receive the system in second half on 2018, the navy told Jane’s .

It will be deployed at command sites; by dismounted troops; unarmoured command, communications, logistics support, and electronic warfare trucks; and armoured vehicles serving as a command platform such as the SK 105A2S Kürassier light tank.

The system, called SIC²CFN (Sistema Integrado de Comando e Controle para o CFN) was purchased on 31 March for USD40 million through the London-based Brazilian Naval Commission in Europe (CNBE). The deal includes training and maintenance services.

SK 105A2S Kürassier light tanks used for command roles will be among the vehicles to adopt SIC²CFN. (Brazilian Navy)SK 105A2S Kürassier light tanks used for command roles will be among the vehicles to adopt SIC²CFN. (Brazilian Navy)

It is comprised of four main assets: a battle management module, artillery command-and-control module integrating the company’s Combat-NG fire control system, communication module, and electronic warfare module.

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