|Mayor of Sao Bernado, and Eric Trappier - ©Defesanet.com|
This new step by the french consortium seems to be a direct respond to Saab initiative to create a research center in the same city last month.
According to Defesanet, Rafale international has already commited to 67 projects involving 38 Brazilian companies. Discussions between Embraer and Dassault engineers would have already took place, which is rather surprising considering the pro-Gripen attitude of Embraer during the last months.
Source : defesanet.com.br
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