BAE enters contract to upgrade 150 military vehicles from Brazil

Posted on December 27, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Business, Police/Military Activity, United States

The second defense industrial conglomerate in the world has ratified the contract announced in the last LAAD to update the M-113 of the Brazilian Army. The amount to invest seems to have descended from the original $ 48 million to about 42 in the end, but basically modernizing about 150 vehicles, of the 376 initially managed on a total of 574 existing inventories of the land force, which originally received 584 A1 version. They were then changed locally Mercedes Benz OM352 engine-1 as well as the gearbox, settling an armored shield finally artilladas.Los those versions are not modernized, also may be subject to a process of major maintenance. Read Article

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