Air­bus Mil­i­tary signs co­op­er­a­tion agree­ments in Por­tu­gal


Air­bus Mil­i­tary has signed a co­op­er­a­tion agree­ment with the Min­istry of Econ­omy and var­i­ous Por­tuguese in­dus­trial com­pa­nies in ful­fil­ment of the com­mit­ments aris­ing from the sale of a fleet of 12 C295 air­craft for the Por­tuguese Air Force.

These agree­ments, with a value of sev­eral hun­dred mil­lion eu­ros, will boost the Por­tuguese aero­space in­dus­try and strengthen the com­mit­ment of Air­bus Mil­i­tary to Por­tu­gal.

On Au­gust 1 an agree­ment was signed in Lis­bon with the Por­tuguese Min­istry of De­fence and Min­istry of Econ­omy that spec­i­fied the de­tails of the co­op­er­a­tion frame­work with Por­tuguese in­dus­trial com­pa­nies. The agree­ments con­firm that the assem­bly and pro­duc­tion of the cen­tral part of the fuse­lage of the C295 will re­main with OGMA, and that tech­ni­cal pub­li­ca­tions and the de­vel­op­ment of an im­proved MITS will be sub­con­tracted to EMPORDEF-TI.

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