Modern equipment of the Brazilian Army

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Modern equipment of the Brazilian Army is a list of equipment currently in service in the Brazilian Army.

Armored vehicles[edit]

Main battle tanks[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes Photo
Leopard 1  Germany Main battle tank 1A1
1A5
128
250
Ex-Belgian Army. 45 being updated, other 83 to surplus. Acquired in 1997.
Ex-German Army. 220 1A5 for armored units. More 30 1A5 to surplus and 19 specialized vehicles. Acquired in 2006.
Brazilian Leopard 1 tank.jpg
M60 Patton  United States Main battle tank A3 TTS 91 Acquired from 1995-1996. Only 20 remain operational. Others to surplus. American M60A3 tank Lake Charles, Louisiana April 2005.jpg

Infantry fighting vehicles and Armored personnel carriers[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes Photo
EE-3 Jararaca 4x4  Brazil Light Armored car/reconnaissance EE-3 2 Prototype vehicles of the bankrupt Engesa.
Used by 13th Mechanized Cavalry Regiment.
EE-3 Jararaca.jpg
EE-9 Cascavel 6x6  Brazil Armored car/reconnaissance EE-9 409 Fleet is being upgraded. EE-9 Cascavel (4968753726).jpg
EE-11 Urutu 6x6  Brazil Armored personnel carrier EE-11 213[2] 175 being upgraded. Others 60 being updated. Urutu APC (7527685248).jpg
VBTP-MR Guarani 6x6  Brazil APC/Infantry fighting vehicle VBTP 6x6
VBCI 6x6
13+
7+
Four pre-series and 50 purchased. 86 units were ordered in December 2012, with 2,044 units of the 6x6 variant total ordered (finish by 2030).[3] Guarani (6125539182).jpg
M-113  United States Armored personnel carrier M-113B/C 584 376 being upgraded by BAE Systems to M-113BR standard. Others 208 being updated. Blindado M113 (Ejército brasileño) en.jpg
AV-VB4 Guará 4x4  Brazil Light Armored Vehicle AV-VB4 RE (Guará) 1+ On tests in Haiti Avibrás AV-VB4 RE (Guará).jpg
AV-VBL 4x4  Brazil Light Armored Vehicle AV-VBL 32 Vehicle auxiliary support groups artillery rocket. Second batch was ordered. Avibrás AV-VBL (7952393144).jpg

Artillery[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes Photo
Self-propelled artillery
M-108  United States Self-propelled artillery M-108AP 105 mm 72 50 operational. Will be replaced by M-109A5 M108 and M247.jpg
M-109  United States Self-propelled artillery M-109A3 155 mm
M-109A5 155 mm
40
36
37 operational. Ex-Belgian Army.
Ex-U.S. Army M109A5. All fleet to be upgraded to M109A5+[4]
M190 houwitser.png
Flakpanzer Gepard  Germany Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun Gepard 1A2 36 Ex-German Army[5] Gepard 1a2 overview.jpg
Multiple rocket launchers
ASTROS II
ASTROS 2020
 Brazil Multiple rocket launcher Astros II
Astros 2020
(108/180/300 mm)
20
11+
Acquisition of 3 batteries. Were bought in 2012 model Astros 2020 30 vehicles launchers ordered. Avibras ASTROS-II SS-30.JPEG
AV-SS 12/36  Brazil Multiple rocket launcher 70 mm 100
ASTROS HAWK  Brazil Multiple rocket launcher 70 mm 60
Towed artillery
M114  United States Towed howitzer 155 mm 92 155mm. Study by replacing M777 howitzer. USArmy M114 howitzer.jpg
L118  United Kingdom Towed howitzer 105 mm 36 Used by Light Infantry Brigades Brazilian Army equipment on display for Soldier's Day 2010-08-29 5.jpg
OTO Melara Mod 56  Italy Towed howitzer 105 mm 80 Used by Parachute and Jungle Infantry Brigades Spanish-marines-man-105mm-howitzer-19811001.jpg
M101  United States Towed howitzer 105 mm 320 Brazilian Army equipment on display for Soldier's Day 2010-08-29 3.jpg
M102  United States Towed howitzer 105 mm 19 M102 Howitzer A1206 Tai Iraq 2004.JPG
Oerlikon 35mm   Switzerland
 Italy
Towed anti-aircraft artillery 35 mm 38 Being upgraded, using SABER M-60 radars Oerlikon GDF-003 35mm Twin Cannon at Songshan Air Force Base 20110813.jpg
Bofors 40mm L/70  Sweden Towed anti-aircraft artillery 40 mm 24 Being upgraded, using SABER M-60 radars Antiaéreo (6125000423).jpg
Bofors 40mm L/60  Sweden Towed anti-aircraft artillery 40 mm 103 Being withdrawn. Brazilian Army equipment on display for Soldier's Day 2010-08-29 7.jpg

Engineer equipment and Recovery Vehicle[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Quantity[1] Notes Photo
M-578  United States Armoured recovery vehicle 17 Recently updated. 14 operational Viatura guincho 02.JPG
Bergepanzer 2  Germany Armoured recovery vehicle 7 Bergepanzer2.jpg
Mabey Logistic Support Bridge  United Kingdom Bridge 16 1989 LAFB at Wellington.jpg
M3 Amphibious Rig  Germany Amphibious Bridging Vehicle  ? Undisclosed number ordered General Dynamics M3 (8662927563).jpg
Biber  Germany Bridge Layer Armoured Vehicle 2 Panzerschnellbruecke Biber auf Brueckenleger.jpg
Pionierpanzer 2 Dachs  Germany Armoured Engineer Vehicle 6 Pionierpanzer Dachs (2008).jpg
Loader  United States/ Brazil Wheel Loaders  ? equipment engineering brigades Cat 924G in use.jpg
Bulldozer  United States/ Brazil Tractor crawler  ? equipment engineering brigades CatD9Tback.jpg
Small Excavators  United States/ Brazil Excavator  ? equipment engineering brigades Kettenbagger CAT 325C LN.jpeg
Grader  United States/ Brazil Motorgraders  ? equipment engineering brigades Grader02.jpg
Rollers  United States/ Brazil Road roller  ? equipment engineering brigades Caterpillar CS-533E.jpg

Mortars[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes Photo
Mortars
120mm M2 RAIADO  Brazil Towed mortar 120 mm 100+ 500+ on order Morteiro 03.JPG
Mortier 120mm Rayé Tracté Modèle F1  France Towed mortar 120 mm 214 Being replaced by M2 Mor120.jpg
M30  United States Heavy mortar 107 mm 209 Being replaced by M2 M30 mortar at the War Remnants Museum.jpg
M936 81mm AGR  Brazil Medium mortar 81 mm 1.116+
L16 81mm Mortar  United Kingdom Medium mortar 81 mm  ? Being replaced by M936 81mmMORT L16.png
M949 60mm AGR  Brazil Light mortar 60 mm 1.213+
Brandt 60 mm LR Gun-mortar  France Light mortar 60 mm 1.000 Being replaced by M949

Anti-armor and anti-aircraft weapons[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes Photo
Anti-armor Recoilless rifles
M40  United States recoilless rifle 106 mm 400 Being withdraw. Recoilless-rifle-beyt-hatotchan-1.jpg
Carl Gustav  Sweden recoilless rifle 84 mm 220 Carl Gustav recoilless rifle.jpg
Light anti-tank weapons
AT4  Sweden single-shot recoilless weapon 84 mm 1.500 To be replaced by the national ALAC AT4-johnson2004-02-03.jpg
ALAC  Brazil single-shot recoilless weapon 84 mm 1.000+ On order. Going into mass production in 2012. Replacing the AT4 ALAC2.JPG
Anti-tank guided missiles
ERYX  France anti-tank guided missile 136 mm 12 systems To be replaced by the national missile MSS-1.2 ERYX-2ndFrInReg 2.jpg
MILAN  Europe anti-tank guided missile 20 systems To be replaced by the national missile MSS-1.2 MILAN ER.jpg
MSS-1.2  Brazil anti-tank guided missile 130 mm 48 systems First units ordered in 2009.
Anti-aircraft missiles
Igla  Russia MANPADS SA-18
SA-24
120 systems
24 systems
Igla/Igla-S version, (more 2 bateries of Igla-S ordered) using SABER M-60 Radars 9K38 Igla (6124999179).jpg
RBS 70  Sweden Short range air defense RBS-70 SAM 16 systems Acquisition process.[6][7] RBS70.jpg
Pantsir-S1  Russia Transportable gun/SAM system SA-22 "Greyhound" - future acquisition (1 battery with 04 vehicle launchers).[8] Pantsir-S1 Weapon System with radar antenna.jpg

Support vehicles[edit]

Light vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Notes Photo
Toyota Hilux Light Utility Vehicle ~500  Brazil/ Argentina Standard administrative vehicle and military ambulance. Used in the battalions of guards and hunters. HiluxKUN26GDC30D4D.jpg
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Light Utility Vehicle 114  Brazil Use by Army of Police EB (6109800785).jpg
Troller T4 Light Utility Vehicle ~100  Brazil Used in parachute infantry brigade[9] Troller T4.jpg
Ford F-250 Light Utility Vehicle ~200  Brazil/ United States Used in jungle infantry brigade[10] 2012 Ford F-250 SuperCrew -- NHTSA 2.jpg
Ford F-350 Light Utility Vehicle 58  Brazil/ United States Military ambulance. Used in jungle infantry brigade[11] Ford F-350 (Air Force).JPG
M151 Light Utility Vehicle 318  Brazil/ United States 318 still active use M40 recoilless rifle. Being withdrawn: being replaced by Agrale Marruá Saudi Arabian M151 light utility vehicles with recoilless rifles.JPEG
Land Rover Defender Light Utility Vehicle 941  Brazil/ United Kingdom Perhaps in future be replaced by Agrale Marruá Land Rover Defender 110.jpg
Toyota Bandeirante Light Utility Vehicle 960  Brazil 347 military ambulance units, being replaced by Agrale Marruá 45 series.jpg
JPX Montez Light Utility Vehicle 750  Brazil being replaced by Agrale Marruá JPXMilitar.jpg
Engesa E-4/EE-12 Light Utility Vehicle 115  Brazil being replaced by Agrale Marruá
Agrale Marruá Light Utility Vehicle 2,500+  Brazil Units purchased from 2006 to 2012. More 1,000+ ordered 2013-2016 Exército Brasileiro (5000963149).jpg
CTEx VBPED Light Utility Vehicle 01+  Brazil In Development
Chivunk Light Utility Vehicle 14+  Brazil In testing phase. For parachute infantry brigade
VLEGA Gaucho Light Utility Vehicle ~20  Brazil/ Argentina Used by Parachute infantry brigade Gaucho VLEGA 2007.jpg
M-Gator Light Utility Vehicle/All Terrain Vehicle 30  United States another 30 units were purchased in 2012 M-Gator.jpg

Trucks[edit]

purchase of 4170 trucks of different types and models used to transport troops and cargo, chest, trucks, kites, fire fighting and general use. These vehicles will join the 900 originally planned, a total order for 5,070 trucks in 2012.(R$ 936 Million)

Name Type Quantity Origin Notes Photo
M8 Octopus Utility Vehicle  ?  Brazil developing. Based in Engesa EE-25
Mercedes-Benz L-1519 6x6 and 4x4 Utility Vehicle 585  Brazil Use standard Army: Gradually being retired Deurne commandopost mercedes L-911.JPG
Mercedes-Benz L-1214 4x4 Utility Vehicle 1,900  Brazil Use standard Army: Gradually being retired Military exhibition in BRASÍLIA, Brazil.jpg
Engesa EE-25 Utility Vehicle 200  Brazil 181 units updated in 2005 to 2010. Gradually being retired
Engesa EE-50 "Mamute" 6x6 Utility Vehicle/Heavy Truck 90[12]  Brazil used by some armoured brigades
UAI-TEREX M1-50 6x6 Utility Vehicle/Medium Truck 85[13]  Brazil used by some battalions of artillery Exército Brasileiro (4968124907).jpg
Mercedes-Benz 2028-A 6x6 Utility Vehicle  ?  Germany used by some battalions of cavalry FAP 2228.jpg
Mercedes-Benz Atego 1720A 4x4 Utility Vehicle 2,000[14]  Brazil Use standard Army: + 2,000 ordered 2011-2014. Use standard Army ROCA Benz Truck in Infantry School 20120211a.jpg
Volkswagen Worker Worker 26.260 6X4
Worker 15.210 4x4
Worker 13.180 4x2
Worker 13.180 4x4
4,890+[15][16]  Brazil + 5,000 ordered in 2012-2015. Use standard Army EB (6125002509).jpg
Volkswagen Constellation 24.250 6X2
31.320 6X4 Tank truck
31.320 6x6 QT Heavy Truck
120  Brazil VW Constellation BRA.JPG
Unimog 4x4 UNIMOG U100L
UNIMOG U1300L
32
106
 Germany Used by Electronic warfare and light artillery agrupements Exército Brasileiro (4968751470).jpg
Ford Cargo 2629 - 6x4 Tank truck 600  Brazil/ United States Use standard Army Ford Cargo 2628 6x4 2012.jpg
Hyundai HD 78 Cargo truck 16+  Brazil Used by battalions of supplies
M35 6x6 Utility Vehicle/Medium Truck 400  United States used by some artillery brigades M35A2 with winch.jpg
Volvo N L10 Heavy equipment transporter 32  Brazil/ Sweden Battalions of logistics and transportation of materials Volvo NL12 Brazil.jpg
Mercedes-Benz Axor 1829 4x4 Utility Vehicle 285  Brazil/ Germany SOF Brigade Mercedes Benz Axor 1829 A 4x4 Bundeswehr.jpg
Mercedes-Benz Axor 2544 Heavy equipment transporter 162  Brazil/ Germany Battalions of logistics and transportation of materials EB (6125009049).jpg
Iveco Trakker Heavy equipment transporter 65  Brazil/ Italy Battalions of logistics and transportation of materials 5ª RM - 5° BLog.JPG

Motorcycle[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Notes Photo
Yamaha R1 Escort Motorcycle  ?  Japan used by Army of Police PE (6109815737).jpg
Honda CBR1000 Escort Motorcycle  ?  Japan used by Army of Police
Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Escort Motorcycle  ?  United States used by Army of Police and battalions of guards PE (6125533614).jpg
Harley-Davidson Road King Police Escort Motorcycle 193  United States used by Army of Police Polícia da Aeronáutica (4968439321).jpg
Honda XRE 300 Motorcycle Infantry  ?  Brazil/ Japan used by motorized infantry brigades [17]
Yamaha XT660R Motorcycle Infantry 1,100  Brazil/ Japan used by motorized infantry brigades GTAM (4968945846).jpg

Buses[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Notes Photo
Comil Svelto Bus 108  Brazil Chassi Mercedes Benz Svelto mito.jpg
Comil Svelto Mini Bus 21  Brazil Chassi Mercedes Benz
Volksbus Bus 370  Brazil Used for Conventional Transport Real 1445 - Marcopolo Torino 7 - Volksbus 17.230 EOD.JPG

Patrol Boat River (PBR)[edit]

Equipment Origin Type Versions Quantity Notes Photo
Patrol Boat River (PBR)
LPR-40  Colombia Patrol Boat, River Armored patrol boat 02 Tucunaré I
Tucunaré II
DGS ETRH Defence  Brazil Patrol Boat, River patrol boat 01 Carioca
MRCD-1200 MADERA-RIBS  Netherlands Patrol Boat, River patrol boat 04[18] US Navy 030703-N-4936C-031 Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Charles McMillen, left, and Machinist's Mate 1st Class Carol Nines, man a patrol craft on the Guantanamo River in Guatanamo Bay, Cuba.jpg
Guardian 25  United States Patrol Boat, River patrol boat 24 US Coast Guard Transportable Port Security Unit.jpg

Aircraft[edit]

The Brazilian Army Aviation Command operates the following helicopters;

Individual weapons and equipment[edit]

Pistols, assault rifles and other infantry equipment[edit]

Name Origin Number Notes Caliber
FN M2HB Heavy machine gun  United States +10.000 Used in vehicles and platoon level 12.7x99mm Musee-de-lArmee-IMG 1044.jpg
FN MAG M971 general purpose machine gun  Belgium +20.000 Used in vehicles and platoon level. Used in Leopard 1A1 7.62x51mm Ksp58.jpg
FN Minimi Light machine gun  Belgium 3.400+ Used by SOF brigade in SPW version. In acquisition process, to replace the SAW-type FN FAL IMBEL M964 FAP in the standard version. Adopted as standard SAW since 04 oct 2013 in 5.56 and 7.62 mm. 7.62×51mm and 5.56×45mm M249 FN MINIMI DA-SC-85-11586 c1.jpg
MG 3 general purpose machine gun  Germany 280 Used in Leopard 1A5BR 7.62×51mm BundeswehrMG3.jpg
Milkor MGL Grenade launcher  South Africa 300 Used by Jungle Infantry Brigades 40 mm Marine shoots M32 at Fort Bragg for prepering to go to Afghanistan.jpg
M79 Grenade launcher  United States ~1.000 Used by Jungle Infantry Brigades: Being Replaced by Milkor MGL 40 mm M-79 Grenade Launcher, Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution.jpg
Mosquefal M968 7,62mm  Brazil 60.000 Used by reserve formation academies Tiro-de-Guerra. 7.62×51mm Mauser.jpg
IMBEL M964 FAP  Belgium/ Brazil +5.000 License-built SAW-type FN FAL. Being replaced by FN Minimi 7.62×51mm Israeli Heavy Barrel FAL, note the hinged buttplate.jpg
M964 FAL  Belgium/ Brazil +300.000 License-built FN FAL Standard issue rifle of the Brazilian army. Being replaced by IMBEL IA-2 in 7.62 mm. 7.62×51mm Century Arms FN FAL.jpg
M964A1 ParaFAL  Belgium/ Brazil 47.000 Updated license-built of FN PARA-FAL, All M964 will be updated to M964A1 MD1 standard, Used by border, jungle and airborne forces. Being replaced by IA-2 in 5.56 mm. 7.62×51mm 5064-04.jpg
M40 rifle  USA  ? Used by Light Infantry Brigades (Air Assault) 7.62×51mm M-40A3.jpg
Barrett M82  USA  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 12.7×99mm NATO (.50 BMG) M107 1.jpg
Heckler & Koch PSG1  Germany  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 7.62×51mm NATO H&K PSG-1 Sniper Rifle.jpg
SIG-Sauer SSG 3000   Switzerland ~40 Used by Special Operations Brigade 7.62×51mm NATO SIG-SSG-3000-p1030042.jpg
M24 Sniper  USA  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 7.62×51mm NATO PEO M24 SWS.jpg
IMBEL MD2  Brazil ~1.000 Based on FN FAL in 5.56 mm. Used by Special Operations Brigade and 17th Battalion Border. 5.56×45mm Imbel md2.jpg
IMBEL IA2  Brazil 1.500 (initial batch)[19]
20.000 5.56×45mm carbine[20]
In process to replace the FALs as the startard Brazilian Army rifle. Adopted officially since 01 nov 2013. 7.62×51mm and 5.56×45mm
Taurus Tavor TAR-21  Israel/ Brazil  ? Used by Frontier Brigade[21] 5.56×45mm Tavor-latrun-exhibition-1.jpg
M4 carbine  USA  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 5.56×45mm M4-Transparent.png
Type 56  PRC Used by Special Operations Brigade 7.62x39 Rifle AKS MON.jpg
Taurus MT-12  Italy/ Brazil +4.000 SMG, license-built Beretta Model 12.Designated as M-972. 9×19mm Beretta M12.jpg
Heckler & Koch MP5  Germany  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 9×19mm Heckler Koch MP5.jpg
Uzi  Israel  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 9×19mm Uzi 2.jpg
M973 pistol  United States/ Brazil +180.000 License-built M1911 modified to 9 mm Parabellum. Designated as M-973. 9×19mm Colt Model of 1911 U.S. Army b.png
Taurus PT-92  Brazil 282.000 License-built Beretta 92 by Forjas Taurus.Designated as M-975. 9×19mm Beretta 92 FS.gif
TC MD1  Brazil  ? New standard pistol. Replacing the M-975 and M-973 9×19mm
Heckler & Koch USP  Germany  ? Used by Special Operations Brigade 9×19mm HKUSP.png
Browning Hi-Power  Belgium  ? Training of reserve officers 9×19mm Browning HP West German Police.jpg
Benelli M4 shotgun  Italy 2.000 Used by Army Police and Special Operations. 12 gauge Benelli m4 2.jpg
Mossberg 590 shotgun  United States +5.000 Used by Jungle Infantry and Parachute Brigades. 12 gauge M590A1.png
Pump CBC calibre cal.12 shotgun  Brazil 14.000 Used by Standard Army 12 gauge
Franchi SPAS-15  Italy ~40 Used by Special Operations Brigade 12 gauge SPAS15.jpg
Fz. .308 IMBEL AGLC  Brazil +2.000 Used by DM in Jungle and airborne forces . 7,62 x 51mm
Interceptor Protective Vest  Brazil +27.000 Used by some units: Being produced under license in Brazil USMC-01024.jpg
PASGT Helmet  USA ~200.000 Used by some unit: Helmet being replaced by national CCB (Combat Ballistic Helmet) Brasilian soldiers.jpg
CCB (Combat Ballistic Helmet)  Brazil 75.000+ national CCB (Combat Ballistic Helmet). Replacing the PASGT Helmet EsPCEx 2.jpg
ballistic vest  Brazil +52.000 National manufacturing FileArmy IOTV.jpg
AN/PVS-14 NVG  United States +10.500 Used by Jungle Infantry Brigades Land Warrior PVS-14 Night Vision Device.jpg
F1 grenade  USSR  ? Hand grenade F1 grenade DoD.jpg
M26 grenade  USA  ? Hand grenade M-67Grenade.jpg
Mk 2 grenade  USA  ? Hand grenade MkII 07.JPG
OIP Lunos NVG  Belgium +57 Used by Special Forces
EB11 - PRC 910  Brazil +15.000 radio communicator
AN/PRC-152 Multiband Handheld Radio  United States  ? radio communicator
AN/PRC-150(C) Multiband Radio  United States  ? radio communicator

Missiles and Rockets[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Notes
AVMT-300 cruise missile Undisclosed  Brazil Used with the Astros 2020 system. Theorical range of 300 km
FOG-MPM Fiber Optics Guided Undisclosed  Brazil Possibly canceled.
SKYFIRE Multiple rocket launcher -  Brazil use by helicopters 70mm
SS-30 Multiple rocket launcher -  Brazil in use in ASTROS II 127mm, 30 km range
SS-40 Multiple rocket launcher -  Brazil in use in ASTROS II 180mm, 35 km range
SS-60 Multiple rocket launcher -  Brazil in use in ASTROS II 300mm, 60 km range
SS-80 Multiple rocket launcher -  Brazil in use in ASTROS II 300mm, 90 km range
SS-150 Multiple rocket launcher -  Brazil in use in ASTROS II 300mm, 150 km range

Radar[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Notes
SENTIR M-20 Radar 17  Brazil The project of a ground radar with range up to 40 km.
SABER M-60 Radar 33  Brazil radar for AA artillery.
SABER M-200 Radar 01+  Brazil Evolving from entering into service in 2012
EDT-FILA Radar 08  Brazil radar for AA artillery. Updated.

Future plans[edit]

Name Type Informations/Notes/Orders[22] Notes
COmbatente BRAsileiro - COBRA (Brazilian Fighter - Snake) Based on FÉLIN[23][24] Future acquisition in developing. In development
M777 howitzer Future howitzer of Brazilian army. Studying possible buys. Study of purchase to be delivered up to the crown in 2014.
Ground Master 400 Radar Studying possible buys. Study of purchase, for to be used in conjunction with SABER M200.
CB90 class fast assault craft Patrol boat Studying possible buys. Test conducted; study of purchase.
Small unit riverine craft Patrol boat Studying possible buys. Test conducted; study of purchase.
Tor missile system Air defense system, "Tor M2E"[25] Studying possible buys. Study of purchase to be delivered up to the crown in 2014
Pantsir-S1 Air defense system Future acquisition in developing. Study to acquire one battery, maybe 4 more, may on MAN truck.[26][27]
Astros 2020 Multiple rocket launcher system, Future acquisition in developing. Acquisition of 3 batteries (one artillery group) were bought in 2012 model ASTROS 2020. Plans to acquire one more artillery group.
MSA 3.1 ground-air missile with an range of 5 km, would replace the Igla. Canceled
MAS 5.1 air-ground missile To be used by helicopter In development
Iveco LMV Infantry mobility vehicle Studying possible buys. Studies for possible future acquisition.
Avibras Tupi Infantry mobility vehicle In testes, studying possible buys. In development. [28]
Panzerhaubitze 2000 Self-propelled artillery Studying possible buys. Studies for possible future acquisition.
RG-32 Scout Infantry mobility vehicle Studying possible buys. Studies for possible future acquisition.
VBL Gladiador Infantry mobility vehicle Studying possible buys. Studies for possible future acquisition.

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