Brazil thinks it is time to further strengthen and expand its defense industry

The Secretary of Defense Products (Seprod) of the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, Marcos Degaut, says that the country has to provide funds to its companies for specific projects without denationalizing them. The government wants to maintain the ability to develop technology in Brazil.

The Secretary of Defense Products (Seprod) of the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, Marcos Degaut, said that two strategic actions are needed to promote the local defense industry: more international cooperation agreements and reduced bureaucracy.

He said this during a meeting with representatives of the sector at the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (Fiesp).

The meeting was attended by members of Fiesp's Defense and Security Department (Deseg) and the National Association of Defense Materials Industries (Simde).

On this occasion, Degaut also presented the results of some actions carried out by Seprod in recent years, as . . .

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