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Brazil scraps A-Darter serial production plans

3rd August 2020 - 13:15 GMT | by Sérgio Santana in Sergipe


The cancellation last year of A-Darter AAM serial production in Brazil marked a change of course for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).

The decision was taken by senior FAB commanders following developmental delays to A-Darter, even though it passed qualification and certification tests in Brazil in September 2019.

The missile was developed by a consortium comprising SIATT of Brazil and Denel Dynamics of South Africa. Under Project Kamas, Denel is carrying out A-Darter industrialisation and production for the South African Air Force.

The programme in Brazil has been dogged by financial problems for many years, so the decision to cancel

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Sérgio Santana


Sérgio Santana

Sérgio Santana is a freelance writer based in Sergipe, Brazil. He writes on defence and aerospace …

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