Category Archives: Latin American Air Defence News

In February’s ChainHomeHigh: Brazil – R-99A Upgrade Contract

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Colombia: Radar Procurement Plans

The Fuerza Aérea Colombiana (FAC) is to launch a procurement initiative to purchase new short- and medium-range air surveillance radars. The FAC is expected to spend up to $440 million (€333 million) on the acquisition of new air surveillance radars, … Continue reading

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Peru: Air Defence Contract Awarded

Peru has awarded a consortium of companies including Northrop Grumman, Bumar of Poland, and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems a contract worth $140 million (€106 million) to upgrade the country’s air defences. The deal includes the supply of two Northrop Grumman … Continue reading

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In April’s ChainHomeHigh – Chile: New Radar System For Concepción

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In April’s ChainHomeHigh – Brazil: Amazonian Radar

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In March’s ChainHomeHigh: Peru – New Air Defence Systems On The Horizon

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US-Supplied Radar Hit In FARC Attack?

Flight operations at Colombia’s AlfonsoBonillaAragónInternationalAirportwere disrupted in January following an attack by the FARC-EP (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – Ejército del Pueblo) insurgent organisation on a radar station in the Cauca Department in the southwest of the country. Reports … Continue reading

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