RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tender for the modernization of the 6×6 Cascavel wheeled armored reconnaissance vehicle, opened by the Brazilian Army Command, already has a winner: the Consórcio Força Terrestre, consisting of the companies Akaer, Universal Engenharia, and Opto Space and Defence.
The selected companies offered a budget of R$74.6 million (US$14.5 million) for a minimum of 98 and a maximum of 201 units to be modernized.
The Cascavel modernization program will be carried out in several stages, first with the presentation of two prototypes and then the production and delivery of a . . .