Embraer and the Brazilian air force are working together to explore possible adaptations of platforms already in air force service that might be adapted to Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions. The C-390 Millennium, pictured, is one such possibility.

“The Brazilian Air Force constantly monitors its ability to fulfil its missions completely in the current context, while also looking at future challenges and the evolution of technologies. Studying the adherence and adaptability of Embraer platforms to the future challenges of these missions is an expected way to maximise commonality and technological autonomy,” said Lieutenant-Brigadier Marcelo Kanitz Damasceno, Commander of the Brazilian Air Force.

“Embraer has a successful track record in adapting its platforms for different objectives. The joint studies will allow the expansion of the solutions portfolio to meet the operational needs of the Brazilian Air Force’s Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions and potential international customers. This is another important step in the long-term relationship between Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force,” said Bosco da Costa Junior, President and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security.

The project was announced at the FIDAE International Air and Space Fair in Santiago, Chile.
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