China Shipbuilding signs co-development deal with PLA naval university

10 March 2017

The state-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Naval University of Engineering have signed an agreement to collaborate on military technologies, CSIC has announced.

The accord will focus on civil-military integration, the development of naval equipment, and enhancing CSIC products for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) said CSIC on 8 March. The corporation said the accord would seek to promote innovation in developing naval technologies and products.

The PLA Naval University of Engineering has been credited with developing a number of systems for PLAN applications.

In recent years the university has developed naval target recognition systems, access control systems and an electromagnetic catapult system for future aircraft carriers.

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