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U.S. – Brazil Defense Industry Dialogue
A forum to attract investment, identify partnerships, and spur technological innovation for both countries defense industry.

Defense and Industry Dialogue Working Group - Policy

The DID Policy Working Group

Objective: Identify regulatory and industrial policy challenges to advancing commercial opportunities for both industries. Provide transparency and education to both industries about policy advancements.
US Working Group Lead: Department of Commerce (Raquel Silva)
Brazil Working Group Lead: Ministry of Defense (Lt Col Luiz Xavier Gama)

Key Players:
U.S.Government - Department of Defense, Commerce, and State
U.S. Industry - Brazil-U.S. Business Council, NDIA (National Defense Association), CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies)
Government of Brazil - Ministry of Defense, MCTIC (Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation ), MRE (Ministry of Foreign Relations), MDIC (Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (now is the Ministry of Economy)
Brazilian Industry - ABIMDE (Brazilian Association of Defense and Security Materials Industries), FIESP/Comdefesa (Sao Paulo State Industry Federation/ Defense Department), FIESC (Santa Catarina State Industry Federation)