Brazil and Argentina have a complex history of military relations, with periods of rivalry and conflict, as well as cooperation and partnership. In recent years, both countries took steps to strengthen their defence cooperation (source). The main areas of cooperation are joint exercises, border security, and defence industry development. The most recent meetings between the two countries suggest a deepening of regional integration and cooperation in defence.
Key judgement 1. It is likely that Brazil and Argentina will continue to strengthen defence cooperation to foster regional integration.
Key judgement 2. It is highly likely that Brazil and Argentina will continue carrying out joint military exercises to improve interoperability.
Key judgement 3. It is likely that Brazil and Argentina will continue to participate in joint military projects, as well as in arms purchases.