Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on Senior Administration Official Travel to Brazil and Argentina

This week, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan will travel to Brazil and Argentina, joined by National Security Council Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez, Senior Director for Technology and National Security Tarun Chhabra, Senior Director for Cyber Amit Mital, and Department of State Senior Bureau Official for Western Hemisphere Ricardo Zuniga.  In his first …

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Brazilian, U.S. military leaders emphasize partnerships at joint training exercise  

Brazilian Army becomes the first South American army to send a company-sized element to train at the Joint Readiness Training Center    Brasilia, February 18, 2021 –  During World War II, Brazil was the only South American country to contribute troops to the allied cause, and 75 years later, the Brazilian Army became the first South American army to send a company-sized element …

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Newest U.S. Navy submarine visits naval base in Itaguaí

Coinciding with Dia Nacional do Marinheiro, the fast-attack submarine USS Vermont (SSN 792), conducted a brief stop at the Itaguaí submarine base, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, to celebrate two milestones reached by the Brazilian Navy in its Submarine Development Program (PROSUB):  the launch of the BNS Humaitá (S41) and the incorporation of two additional indigenous-built submarine BNS …

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Proposed Purchase of MK 54 Torpedoes by Brazil Approved

Original publication can be found at: https://www.dsca.mil/press-media/major-arms-sales/brazil-mk-54-lightweight-torpedoes WASHINGTON, December 1, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Brazil of MK 54 Lightweight Torpedoes and related equipment for an estimated cost of $70 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress …

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U.S Coast Guard, Brazil Navy conduct regional engagements to strengthen partnership

Brasília, 2 de dezembro de 2020 – The Coast Guard hosted members of the Brazilian Navy on three occasions in November throughout the Southeastern United States. On Nov. 6, Sector Jacksonville held an arrival ceremony in Mayport, Fla., for the Brazilian training ship NE Brasil (U27), attended by the crews of USCGCs Maria Bray (WLM …

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