According to information published on the Defensa Aerea, the 7th Motorized Infantry Battalion of the Brazilian Ground Forces received the last modernized tracked armoured personnel carrier M-113В.
Begun in July 2010, the VBTP M113 modernization Project became a benchmark within the Brazilian Army with 386 vehicles. The Project proposed to put into operation the armoured marine sub-units of the large armoured and mechanised units
Maintain high rate of vehicle availability
Reduce the cost and time of preventive and corrective maintenance
Extend the life cycle of the VBTP M113Br at least 20 years.