Ministry of Defence of Brazil wants to discuss with the management of the acquisition of the Russian Federation Russian air defense production, reported on Sunday night by the Associated Press, citing an official statement by the department.
«We are interested in purchasing 3 cells (anti-aircraft missile and gun systems)» Carapace-C1 «and 2-batteries (man-portable air defense systems)» Needle «- said the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the armed forces Brazilian General Jose Carlos de Nardi (Jose Carlos De Nardi).
According to him, planned to open a discussion purchase complexes with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Brazil, which is scheduled for the end of February. Russian-Brazilian contract, according to De Nardi, may also include the construction of the factory and the transfer of technology for the production of «carapace» and «Eagle» on the ground in Brazil, the agency said.
As previously reported, the Ministry of Defense of Brazil plan to rearm the army, air force and navy in the event anticipates acquiring weapons and equipment abroad of mandatory transfer of technology with the ability to license production and maintenance on the ground in Brazil.