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Brazilian Army tests system to manage Guarani vehicles

17th March 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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The Brazilian Army is improving the situational awareness of the 6x6 Guarani VBTP through an indigenously developed system that will manage these platforms: the Proteus-SGP.

In early March, the army’s Manufacturing Directorate conducted the first test with this system, involving the 1st Mechanised Infantry Battalion in Rio de Janeiro.

An army spokesperson told Shephard that the Proteus-SGP will centralise the Guarani's subsystems and add new capabilities to these platforms. It will support the decision-making process of the VBTP commander, by providing enhanced awareness of the environment around the vehicle.

Additionally, ‘it will bring more flexibility because it will facilitate the …

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