Vitelio Brustolin

Vitelio Brustolin
Harvard University | Harvard

PhD

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The defense industry is part of a country's industrial base and often has multiple uses, serving both civilian and military purposes. It does not stand alone and is a significant part of the country's industry. From this perspective, this article demonstrates the Brazilian military's influence on industrialization policies. Such influence has not a...
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The defense industry is a part of a country’s industrial base and often has multiple uses, serving both civilian and military purposes. It does not stand alone and is a significant part of the country’s industry. From this perspective, the article demonstrates the military influence on Brazil’s industrialization policies. This influence was not alw...
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In this article, we explore how the United States developed an intelligence strategy that, since the Cold War, has been based on relationships with private high-tech companies. Specifically, we analyse documents that demonstrate that the Swiss company Crypto AG – a supplier of cryptographic equipment to more than 120 countries – was controlled by t...
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In this article we compare the main regulations employed by the United States and Brazil for their respective cybersecurity and cyber defence. From this comparison we produced four main conclusions. First, the absence of an effective public policy for cybersecurity and cyber defence in the United States left the country vulnerable to Russian cyber-...
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The definition of terrorism and its differentiation from war and guerrilla warfare has been a problem for science, international relations and legal systems for decades. This article posits that defining terrorism requires also the definition of other warlike phenomena, so as not to conflate the acts or events. Therefore, the proposed criteria for...
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Jurgen Brauer and Paul Dunne detect in Military Malthusianism a vulnerability in the occurrence of offsets. This vulnerability is perceived from the fact that the unit cost of large arms systems increases faster than government budget revenues. One of the consequences of this fact is the governments’ search for greater economic efficiency through t...
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This is the first mapping of the Defense Industrial Base of Brazil. This work was done by eight of the main scientists of Industrial Development through Defense in Brazil. During more than a year, these scientists mapped, created evaluations and suggested public policies in order to integrate and develop more than 700 companies. The methodology was...
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In this study historical and economic data about the international use of military offset agreements are presented. Then, aspects of the offset policy in defense equipment acquisition in Brazil are analyzed. On such analysis, a systematic model of relations between stakeholders is presented, allowing the establishment of four offset strategies for...
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This paper argues that technologies have multiple uses, with both civil and military employment. It also demonstrates, through official documents, that Brazil has suffered technological embargoes by foreign nations, making advantageous to produce military devices inside the country. Finally, this study demonstrates that the country has structure to...
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This study analyzes the practices of acquisition of defense technologies in the United States (U.S.) and Brazil. The objective is to elucidate the processes adopted by both countries in order to produce conclusions to improve the generation of science and technology in Brazil (especially with dual use - civilian and military). Methodology: review o...
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In this article the author formats a concept to define individual equipment, based on the guiding documents of the Armed Forces of Brazil. Then the author analyses the largest enterprises of individual equipment of the World, seeking some market opportunities for Brazilian firms. Next he makes a mapping of Brazilian companies that are working in th...
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Neste artigo é formatado um conceito de “equipamentos de uso individual, com base nos documentos norteadores das Forças Armadas do Brasil. Em seguida são apresentadas as maiores empresas do mundo desse segmento, buscando oportunidades de mercado. Na sequência é realizado um mapeamento das empresas brasileiras que atuam na área, incluindo a sua estr...
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O objetivo do presente artigo e elucidar a grandeza dos recursos destinados a area militar do Brasil. Para atingir tal finalidade sao realizadas comparacoes externas – com orcamentos de outras nacoes; e internas – levando-se em conta as demais pastas da Uniao. A metodologia empregada e de analise e comparacao orcamentaria. Nos casos mais pertinente...
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This study analyzes the practices of acquisition of defense technologies in the United States (U.S.) and Brazil. The first objective is to elucidate the processes adopted by both countries in order to produce conclusions to improve the generation of science and technology in Brazil (especially with dual use – civilian and military). The second obje...
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This work describes the limitations of public transparency of the military expenditures in Brazil and presents the budget of the Ministry of the Defense, divulging information – gotten by research – that never before had been published. The used data enclose mandates of presidents Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Key words:...

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