EADS division Cassidian has partnered with Atech of Sao Paulo, Brazil to supply a tactical data management system (TDMS) for the Eurocopter EC725s that will enter service with the Brazilian Navy. The companies will work with Helibras, Eurocopter’s representative in Brazil, to integrate the mission system into eight of the helicopters as part of an agreement worth more than €40 million (approximately $51.2-million). Work is scheduled for completion in 2017. The Brazilian Navy has ordered 50 EC725s as part of a fleet upgrade program.
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