To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Brazil plans new vehicles for army

7th April 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

RSS

The Brazilian Army intends to enhance the mobility, lethality and protection of its troops, with the release of requirements for new types of vehicles and an upgrade to its Leopard MBTs.

The army specified operational, technical, logistics and industrial requirements for: an armoured utility vehicle (VBMT Rec in Portuguese); an armoured combat vehicle for Infantry (VBC Fuz); a wheeled armoured medium vehicle for reconnaissance (VBR MSR); an armoured combat vehicle (VBC CC); and VBC CC Corrente as an upgrade to the Leopards.

A spokesman for the Brazilian MoD told Shephard that these vehicle types are included in the army’s Strategic

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Flavia Camargos Pereira

Author

Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin