Uruguay is negotiating with Brazil to purchase 12 Embraer Super Tucano aircraft for US$40 million

Each aircraft is worth US$3.5 million, and the transfer could take place immediately, as the planes are operational.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguayan Defense Minister Javier García confirmed to the local press that his ministry is continuing negotiations for the transfer of aircraft from Brazil, which began in 2021, with the aim of using them for airspace surveillance missions.

According to Infodefensa, the aircraft in question are 12 used Embraer A-29 Super Tucanos that are in the Brazilian Air Force's reserves. These are the same aircraft previously offered to Portugal and Ukraine.

Sources connected with the Brazilian talks said each unit is worth US$3.5 million, with airframes and engines running at zero hours . . .

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