Defence Ministers of Portugal and Brazil Sign Memorandum of Understanding on the KC-390
(Source: Portuguese Ministry of Defence; issued Sept. 10, 2010)
(Issued in Portuguese; unofficial translation by defense-aerospace.cm)
Minister of National Defence Augusto Santos Silva, will today Friday, at 11:15 hours, host his Brazilian counterpart, Nelson Jobim, for a bilateral meeting.

The meeting between the ministers and their delegations will take place in Fort St. Julian of Barra, Oeiras.

Subsequently, at about 12:30, a ceremony will be held for the signature of a Declaration of Intent concerning the participation of Portugal in the KC-390 aircraft, after which the two ministers will be available to take questions from the media.


(EDITOR’S NOTE: Last month, Chile and Colombia both signed agreements to join the Embraer KC-390 program to develop a twin-turbofan military transport and tanker aircraft.)

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