Search: Latin America,Arms (4 materials)

Brazilian Navy: Protecting Stranger Coasts

... Colombia, where drug trafficking is a serious challenge). Another threat comes from across the ocean from African countries, primarily Guinea-Bissau, which has been actively involved in drug trafficking as part of the global route to deliver cocaine from Latin America to the European Union. As for the engagement of the Brazilian Navy in international operations, the best-known incidents include the fleet’s role in securing Brazil’s mission to Haiti and participation of Niterói-class ...


Battle for the Andes

Russia and China on the Latin American Arms Market Argentina: Fighting on the Outskirts The fledgling military-technical cooperation between Russia and Argentina was the subject of a recent article . The only recent contracts between the two parties are the delivery of two helicopters....


Brazilian League for a Bear and a Panda

... SIPRI expert Simon Wezeman believes that Russia should rush into Latin America due to the recent loss of several markets and problems with its key military-technical cooperation partners. However, unlike Beijing, Moscow is already quite active on the Latin American arms market. The SIPRI data indicates that in 2013, China was the fourth largest weapons vendor in the world (USD 7.4 billion), while some time ago it was known to be a provider of rather imperfect replicas of Soviet systems). Meanwhile, in the same ...


A Panda and a Bear in the Caribbean

Russia and China in the Latin American Arms Market. Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua At Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (MTC) session with Foreign States on January 27, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin encouraged those present to seek out new markets, in particular mentioning ...


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