Chile, Argentina and Brazil are expected to lead Latin America's purchase of U.S. military equipment, now that Washington has eased its policy on arms exports to the southern hemisphere. Except for Chile, however, major U.S. weapon exports to Latin America are less likely in the near-term than sales of equipment upgrades, subsystems and components, U.S. analysts say. Early this year, the Clinton Administration authorized Chile to receive technical data for U.S. F-16 and ...


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