Naval Weapons

Brazil ratifies defence agreement with Sweden

24 August 2017

The Brazilian Federal Senate on 22 August ratified a defence agreement signed by the governments of Brazil and Sweden in April 2014 for bilateral co-operation in research and development, logistics support, training, military exercises, and hardware acquisition.

Sweden’s Saab is playing a notable role in modernising the Brazilian armed forces via several contracts. There are no known Brazilian military sales to Sweden, although the former has tried to sell the latter aircraft.

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