On January 15th, 1699, the King of Portugal sanctioned a Royal
Charter, creating a training course for technical soldiers in Colonial
During the colonial period, Arsenals became a key element for the
development and structuring of brazilian army. With the main purpose
of producing the most varied ordinances...
The oldest documents about soldiers' uniforms in Brazil refer to the
two royal dragons companies from “Minas Geraes” dating back to the
18th century. It is possible to notice that the troops' uniforms since
that period are important marks of military formation...
The evolution of military institutions is closely linked to the
technological and scientific advances of their time
The arrival and development of telegraphy in Brazil was a milestone in
the second half of the 19th century. This process was notable both for
the scientific and technological advance represented...
History proves that the work developed by Brazilian Army Engineering
has always sought to achieve both national defense and country
1st Lieutenant Engineer, André Pinto Rebouças was born on
January 13, 1838, in Cachoeira, Bahia. Son of Councillor Antônio
Pereira Rebouças and Mrs. Carolina Pinto Rebouças...
Marshal Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon is known as the "Father of
Brazilian Telecommunications" and the date of his birthday (May
5th), is designated as "National Telecommunications Day"...
The Brazilian Army is undoubtedly the vanguard in the country's
scientific and technological development. Since the creation of the
Royal Academy of Artillery, Fortification and Design, in 1792, through
From colonial Brazil to the early years of the Republic, the
representation of the Brazilian territory has always proved to be a
challenge. Whether for the vast area to be represented or the
complexity of the terrain...
TV is one of the great milestones of the 20th century, connecting
regions and cultures around the world, besides providing information
It is essential to highlight that the Security and Defense Industrial
Base is the set of state or private companies that participate in one
or more stages of research, development, production, distribution and
maintenance of strategic defense products...
The construction of Itaipu united Brazil and Paraguay. The result of
many negotiations, the Treaty of Iguaçu, signed by the Ministers of
Foreign Affairs of Brazil, Juracy Magalhães, and Paraguay, Sapena
Pastor, in 1966, expressed the willingness to study the use of
hydraulic resources belonging to both countries...
From 1958 to 1960, students from Brazilian Army Technical School,
currently Engineering Military Institute (IME), worked on the project
The Brazilian Army Strategic Programs (PEE) are the great vectors of
Brazilian Army transformation, providing new capabilities to it,
enabling the fulfillment of its constitutional mission...
Connected Amazon is a project developed by the Brazilian Army that
contributes to economic and social development...
The history of IME is an important mark in Brazilian Science and
Technology. As the first School of Engineering in the Americas and
third in the world, IME contributes to the development of Brazil since
It is noticeable in the current international situation that the
aerospace military power is one of the most important elements within
the theater of operations...
Science and technology have always been present on various occasions
when the Army was employed. From the creation and structuring of the
Arsenals in the 18th century to the strategic projects of
the 21st century...
...Brazil's General Chart Commission (1903-1932) was created to start
the national mapping using topographic maps at the scale of