Brazilian army releases requirements for future 155 mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers

Of special interest is the Atmos system of Israeli company Elbit. The integration of this system could be carried out on the platform chosen by EB in Brazil by Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa, with the embedded systems of AEL Sistemas, both belonging to Elbit Group, which would ensure in-country logistics and therefore technology transfer.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Army has approved and released operational, technical, logistical, and industrial requirements for the purchase of 155 mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers (VBCOAP 155 SR).

Although the armed forces were supposed to release the requirements last February, they were postponed due to delays in other Army projects.

A total of up to 36 of these artillery systems, capable of quickly, efficiently and systematically engaging targets with a range of up to 40 kilometers, are to be procured and will equip two to three artillery divisions and mechanized brigade groups.

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