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BAE Systems participate at LAAD 2023

BAE Systems (Hall 3, stand J20) will present defence and security solutions on land, at sea and in the air, alongside advanced technologies that offer future economic development opportunities for Brazil and Latin America, at the upcoming LAAD 2023.

The event, held from 11-14 April, 2023 at Riocentro – Exhibition & Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro, will also focus on BAE Systems’ existing partnerships in Brazil and throughout Latin America.

During the show, BAE Systems will showcase land capabilities from the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle family and the M109A7 artillery system. The Ocean Patrol Vessel Amazonas class ships plus the 40Mk4 and 57Mk3 naval guns will lead the maritime presence. The LiteHUD™ head-up display will be on show with leading air defence, radar products, APKWS® laser-guidance kit plus electronic warfare and command and communications capabilities across all domains also on display. Additional capabilities will appear on the company’s interactive digital presentation system, such as training and sustainment activities. In the air domain, BAE Systems will continue to collaborate with Embraer on its commercial aviation products, the C-390 military transport aeroplane and the EVE Urban Air Mobility aircraft. The company’s electric propulsion solutions for municipal transport, heavy-duty and military vehicles will also feature.

Marco Caffe, Brazil Country Director, BAE Systems, said: “At LAAD 2023, BAE Systems will demonstrate world-leading capabilities that address long-term economic, defence and security needs for Brazil and Latin America across various technologies and domains.”

BAE Systems is a long-standing partner to the people of Brazil, the nation’s military and its industry dating back to the 1970s. Equipment in service in the nation’s military includes the M109A5+ self-propelled howitzers, the M113 armoured personnel carriers and the L118 Light Gun howitzer with the Brazilian Army, three Ocean Patrol Vessels, naval guns, training and maintenance services with the Brazilian Navy and Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) to the Brazilian Marine Corps. In addition, the company is a proud partner to Embraer on commercial aviation, the C-390 military transport aircraft and the EVE Urban Air Mobility vehicle and a customer of EMGEPRON the munitions manufacturer.

Caffe continued: “BAE Systems is delighted to showcase world-leading products to serve Brazil such as the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle, M109 artillery system and Ocean Patrol Vessel at LAAD 2023. As Brazil’s needs evolve into sustainable transport, space and cyberspace, BAE Systems also stands ready to meet those requirements in further developments in our partnership together. Protection, partnership and prosperity are the backbone of our relationship with Brazil, which will all be on show at LAAD 2023.”

Visitors to LAAD 2023 can locate BAE Systems at stand Hall 3, J20.


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