Senin, Januari 11, 2010

Brazilian President Critical Winner Jet Fighter Purchase Contract

Brazil Government will decide the winner of the contract purchase 36 fighter jets worth 7 billion dollars, revealed Brazilian Foreign Minister Amorim Celco in Geneva.

Celco adds that decided the Minister of Defense and President Luiz Inacio da Silva. This decision is not solely a military decision but a political decision as well.

This contract contested French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Rafale filing, the company with the Swedish Saab Gripen NG and the U.S. company Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet with.
Brazilian Air Force reported local daily Folha de S. Paulo, selecting Gripen NG in the first sequence, followed by the F/A-18 Super Hornet and Rafale last diurutan. AU Brasilia chose Rafale Gripen because prices are too expensive, twice the price of Gripen. But the Brazilian Air Force did not confirm this news.

Although the Rafale order paunchy, considered to be the winner of the contract after Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva timbalannya meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy in September last year in Brazil, are negotiating the purchase of aircraft.

Until now, the Rafale has not sought by countries outside France. Brazil may become the owner of the first Rafale outside France. If the political choice to be the primary consideration in determining the winner of the tender.

While Gripen has been used by Swedish Air Force (204 aircraft), South Africa (26), Czech (14), Hungary (14) and Thailand (12).

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