Cobham, which provides data, connectivity and bandwidth for defense and security facilities, entered the Brazilian market and opened a new subsidiary inSao Paulo, Cobham do Brasil Ltda.
Cobham’sBrazilenterprise will provide a basis for Cobham Tactical Communications and Surveillance to develop relationships and a foundation for active engagement with customers and partners in the public and private sectors, the company says.
The new office enables Cobham to fulfil its commitment to establishing a formal presence in-country and continue to develop its relationships and partnerships with the nation’s Tier 1 and Tier 2 distributors and customers alike. That is to support the Brazilian defense strategy for indigenization of key technologies in the security and defense markets. In addition, Cobham’s core communications technology can provide market leading capabilities for both tactical and strategic security infrastructures, the company says.
“The newly established subsidiary will help Cobham commit to significant long-term investment and will reinforce our presence in a nation which has always been one of our key markets,” says David Ashton, Cobham Tactical Communications and Surveillance’s vice president. “A local office will allow us to meet the increasing need for our products, technologies and after-sale support.Cobham do Brasil will help strengthen our cooperation with Brazilian industries and support the development of strategic partnerships with public and private organizations.”