Tuesday, July 23, 2024

BAE to Upgrade 236 Brazilian M113 APCs

The U.S. has awarded in July 2015 the local firm BAE Systems Platforms & Services a contract to modernize 236 M113B tracked armored personnel carriers (APCs) of the Brazilian Army to M113A2 Mk1 standard (designed M113BR in Brazil).

The work will b performed in Curitiba, Brazil by the Brazilian Army’s Regional Park Maintenance / 5 (Pq R Mnt/5) with assistance of operations of the company in the US.

The upgraded process is expected to start in current half and to be complete in 2018. The US firm earlier modernized 150 M113Bs to M113BR standard.

- ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW -

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

TRENDING NOW

MBDA debuts new VSHORAD system at Farnborough Airshow

MBDA, a leading European defense manufacturer, is showcasing its latest Man Portable Air Defence System (MANPADS), the VSHORAD (Very Short Range Air Defence) solution,...