Parallel Debate on Electronic Warfare during LAAD

first_imgThe objective of the event, which took place on April 12 at Riocentro, was to showcase the capabilities of Latin American nations in this arena, in addition to introducing new technologies in that sector. Captain Leonardo da Silva Mello, director of the Brazilian Navy’s Electronic Warfare Center, cited developing projects within the force, such as the Amphibian Brigade program conceived in a 12-phase process to renew the Marine EW system. At the same time as the PNC4S workshop took off at SOUTHCOM, military and civilians from the defense and security sector assisted a seminar on electronic warfare (EW) during the 10th LAAD Security & Defence expo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Until practically the end of the 90s, we didn’t have that sort of equipment,” he stated. “Electronic warfare emerged for us during a one-week period in Salvador, Bahia State, in 1986 by self-taught professionals.” The Brazilian Air Force (FAB, for its Portuguese acronym) had already introduced details from “Projeto FX-2,” for which they expect to acquire 36 aircraft to modernize and and upgrade the FAB’s fleet. Major General José Augusto Crepaldi Affonso, president of the Coordinating Commission for the Combat Aircraft Program, discussed the details surrounding that. By Dialogo April 22, 2015 Captain Leonardo da Silva Mello, director of the Brazilian Navy’s Electronic Warfare Center, cited developing projects within the force, such as the Amphibian Brigade program conceived in a 12-phase process to renew the Marine EW system. Lt. Col Magalhães said that the EW Air System acts to promote research, coupled with procurement, service life, human resources, doctrine, and cooperation and analysis. Lieutenant Colonel Luciano Barbosa Magalhães, chief of the EW section within the General Air Operations Command, talked about the evolution of EW within the FAB. The Brazilian Air Force (FAB, for its Portuguese acronym) had already introduced details from “Projeto FX-2,” for which they expect to acquire 36 aircraft to modernize and and upgrade the FAB’s fleet. Major General José Augusto Crepaldi Affonso, president of the Coordinating Commission for the Combat Aircraft Program, discussed the details surrounding that. Other presenters included representatives from the Brazilian Association of Defense and Security Material Industries and from the Aeronautical Technological Institute. “Until practically the end of the 90s, we didn’t have that sort of equipment,” he stated. “Electronic warfare emerged for us during a one-week period in Salvador, Bahia State, in 1986 by self-taught professionals.” Lieutenant Colonel Luciano Barbosa Magalhães, chief of the EW section within the General Air Operations Command, talked about the evolution of EW within the FAB. Lt. Col Magalhães said that the EW Air System acts to promote research, coupled with procurement, service life, human resources, doctrine, and cooperation and analysis. At the same time as the PNC4S workshop took off at SOUTHCOM, military and civilians from the defense and security sector assisted a seminar on electronic warfare (EW) during the 10th LAAD Security & Defence expo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The objective of the event, which took place on April 12 at Riocentro, was to showcase the capabilities of Latin American nations in this arena, in addition to introducing new technologies in that sector. Other presenters included representatives from the Brazilian Association of Defense and Security Material Industries and from the Aeronautical Technological Institute.last_img read more

Ramsammy satisfied with opening performance at CAC Bodybuilding

first_imgBUDDY’S Gym bodybuilder, Darius Ramsammy, was satisfied with his opening performance when the Guyanese took to the stage in the Open Class Junior Category yesterday in the Dominican Republic at the 46th Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships.Ramsammy was the lone Guyanese contestant on the opening day and he finished seventh out of 10 competitors.“To me, I did not do too badly, being that it was an open class and my first time at this level. So seventh out of 10 was not bad for me.”The 22-year-old is optimistic about taking part in the U-154 pounds contest when the competition continues today.Former CAC gold medallist and five-time Mr Guyana Kerwin Clarke; four-time Mr Guyana (Men’s Physique) Emmerson Campbell, who had previously won a silver and a bronze medal at CAC; and former Mr Guyana Men’s Physique winner Yannick Grimes are also representing the Golden Arrowhead.All three Space Gym bodybuilders will compete today. Grimes and Campbell will pose off this morning, while Clarke would be in action this afternoon.last_img read more