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U.S.-Brazil DID Webinar Series: Brazilian Defense Legislation & Market


Brazil has the largest defense budget in Latin America. The budget has more than doubled since 2003 and remains the United States’ # 2 defense partner in the region. Brazil’s Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces continues to pursue an ambitious portfolio of strategic military modernization programs valued around $115 billion, and the U.S. government is strengthening bilateral defense industry engagement.

Join this webinar to hear from expert speakers from the Brazilian Ministry of Defense and industry representatives on key issues including an overview of the Brazilian defense legislation, market, and partnering strategies.


February 28, 2018
Time: 3:00—4:00PM (Brasilia time)
Time: 12:00—1:00PM (New York time)
Time: 9:00—10:00AM (Los Angeles time)


Presentation on the Brazilian Defense Legislation


Flávio Básilio
Secretary of Defense Products (SEPROD)
Ministry of Defense

Major General Paulo Roberto de Barros Chã
Director of Department of Defense, Products (DEPRO)
Ministry of Defense

Admiral Marcelo Francisco Campos
Director of Department of Commercial Promotion
Ministry of Defense


This is a partner event: this webinar is organized by the Foreign Commercial Service under the auspices of the Defense Industry Dialogue (DID), launched in 2016 to identify commercial opportunities and strengthen strategic partnerships between the U.S. and Brazilian defense industries. For more information, please contact Daniele Andrews.

Daniele Andrews
Commercial Specialist – Defense
U.S. Embassy – Brasilia, Brazil
Tel: 55-61-3312-7458

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