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Brazilian air force presents magnificent and 100% national projects to President Lula: The future of the Brazilian aerospace race surprises the world!

Written by Roberta Souza
Published 15/06/2024 às 16:02
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President Lula visits the DCTA Department of Aerospace Science and Technology and gets to know new aerospace projects in Brazil!

According to air defense and naval, the President of the Republic, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, visited the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (DCTA) em Sao Jose dos Campos (SP), accompanied by Air Force Commander, Air Lieutenant-Brigadier Marcelo Kanitz Damasceno, and the General Officers of the Air Force High Command. The occasion marked the inauguration of the new student accommodation block at the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), with capacity for 80 students, part of the institute's expansion project.

Afterwards, the presidential delegation had the opportunity to meet the Preparation and Integration Laboratory (LPIN). Institute of Aeronautics and Space (IAE), where the project for the TR-5000 turbojet engine, a 100% national jet turbine that promises to be a commercially viable alternative in the energy generation sector through the use of multifuels.

Expansion of ITA and investments in technology

The visit to DCTA began with the inauguration of the new accommodation ITA, a significant step in the expansion of the institute. O Lieutenant-Brigadier of the Damascene Air highlighted the importance of government investments in aeronautical industry and highlighted the projects under development, such as the ITA Fortaleza, the new Aerospace Technology Park at Salvador Air Base eo novo Aerospace Museum in São Paulo. These investments aim not only to improve the training of qualified labor, but also to strengthen Brazil's position in the aerospace race.

Innovative projects: TR-5000 and microsatellite launch vehicle

No LPIN: Air Force Commander presented the engine TR-5000 turbojet. "This 100% national jet turbine is not only a technological advance, it is also a symbol of our capacity for innovation“, he stated. O TR-5000 is designed to be a commercially viable solution for generating the energy from multifuels, standing out for its efficiency and sustainability.

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turbojet photo/reproduction: aeroconcepts

Furthermore, the project for the Microsatellite Launch Vehicle (VLM), developed by IAE to launch microsatellites into low orbits. This project is crucial to guarantee Brazil's presence in space, positioning it among the powers that dominate this technology. “With VLM, Brazil is prepared to take a significant leap forward in the aerospace race“, highlighted the Lieutenant-Brigadier of the Damascene Air Force.

Lula emphasizes the importance of the defense industry

In his speech, the President Lula highlighted the importance of investments in the defense industry. “We need to believe that Brazil has no limits. In addition to protecting our airspace, we have to gain space in the world of the defense industry. As ITA and Embraer, we have the ability to be leaders in the area of ​​defense, building peace through innovation“He said. Squid emphasized that a strong defense industry It is essential for the country's independence and security, allowing Brazil not to depend on other nations.

Commitment to progress and innovation

The event concluded with the delivery of a miniature of the TR-5000 turbine to President Lula, symbolizing FAB's commitment to the country's progress. O Lieutenant-Brigadier of the Damascene Air reinforced the role of Brazilian air force in the research and development of intelligent solutions, always focused on the common good and the synergy between operational employment and innovation.

In short, the visit of Squid ao DCTA and presentation of projects TR-5000 e VLM highlight Brazil as an emerging competitor in the aerospace race, with significant investments in technology and innovation that promise to transform the country's future.

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