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 Embraer Defense & Security to participate in IDEF‘13 in Istanbul, Turkey


São Paulo, May 3, 2013  – Embraer Defense & Security will attend the 11th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF’13), which takes place May 7-10 at the Tüyap Fair & Exhibition Center, in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Company will be located in Pavilion 1205 at Salon 12, and will promote a broad range of integrated solutions that combine a high technological level and operational efficiency at competitive acquisition and operating costs. This includes the A-29 Super Tucano light attack airplane and advanced trainer and the KC-390 military airlifter and tanker. The Super Tucano was recently selected for the U.S. Air Force’s Light Air Support program to perform counter insurgency missions in Afghanistan. The KC-390, which is currently under development, has 60 letters of intent to purchase from six nations and will set a new standard for medium-sized military transport aircraft, in terms of performance and payload capacity. Its first flight is scheduled for 2014, with deliveries to begin in 2016.

Embraer’s Defense & Security portfolio also includes a family of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft, state-of-the-art radar technologies, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and advanced information and communication systems, such as Command, Control, Communication, Computation, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) applications.

“We are glad to participate in this prestigious event and have the opportunity to promote our mission-ready products for the European and Asian markets,” said Geraldo Gomes, Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales – Embraer Defense & Security. “We offer a large number of solutions made-to-order for the needs of each customer.”

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