The cost and scope of two projects in Brazil—co-development and production of Saab JAS 39E/F Gripen fighters and construction of five submarines, the last of them nuclear-powered—will delay launching other major projects, such as renewal of the country’s surface fleet and the SisGAAz ocean and littoral surveillance system, according to industry executives at the LAAD defense and security show here in April. “There will not be too many big programs” in the near ...

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