Aye sign new cooperation agreement in the joint development and production of military and aviation equipment
fitted out in the Egyptian Air Force, co-Aye made K-8E trainer aircraft
According to the Russian world arms trade center site on 31 January reported that China Aviation Industry Corporation and the Egyptian Arab Industrial Organization signed a new memorandum of cooperation, the two sides will jointly develop the Middle East market and production of civilian and military equipment.
reported in angstroms according to this latest agreement signed by both sides, the two companies will be in aircraft engines, airborne radio equipment and other avionics development and production of mechanical products, extensive areas of cooperation. The agreement will involve both commercial and military projects.
Moreover, they also mentioned in the agreement the joint planning and implementation of renewable energy production equipment for the agricultural sector. By convention, the Arab Industrial Organization will send engineers and technicians to China for training.
Analysts pointed out that this latest agreement will further strengthen the two companies working relationship in angstroms. China Aviation Industry Corporation had announced in 2010, the Arab Industrial Organization has been able to completely independently produced by the machine manufacturer China Hong Doufei developed type K-8E trainer. According to the Egyptian Ministry of Defense and China Aviation Industry Corporation in December 1999 signed a contract, the Egyptian Air Force will receive a total of 120 type K-8E trainer. Egyptian Air Force ordered the last one of the aircraft was May 26, 2010 delivery.
China Aviation Industry Corporation has transferred Egyptian K-8E trainer type of production technology, Aye side has to produce 94% of the machine parts. In addition, the two sides Aye built a K-8E protection centers and a design agency for the expansion of the Egyptian national defense industrial system’s strength.
The agreement is the China Aviation Industry Corporation to expand the international market is another important step. (Compass)