Brazil wants to purchase Russian air defense missile and artillery systems Pantsir-S1. According to information obtained, Brazil’s Defense Ministry had plans for acquiring 12 Pantsir-S1 systems installed on a chassis provided by Rheinmetall. Russia stated the negotioations continue.
Pantsir-S1 is a combined short to medium range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system capable of hitting air, surface and naval targets at altitudes of up to 15 thousand meters.
Brazil has just taken complete delivery of Russian Igla-S shoulder-fired air defense missile systems, announced on Tuesday.