KAI, Safran sign partnership deal

23 June 2019

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Safran have signed an agreement to expand collaboration, it was announced on 20 June.

Under the memorandum of understanding (MOU), which was signed at the 2019 Paris Air Show that was held from 17 to 23 June, the two sides said they would explore opportunities across space, military, and commercial domains.

KAI chief executive Kim Jo-Won said, “This MOU will allow us to identify the possible opportunities for collaboration and strengthen the partnership between the companies.”

The two corporations already have strong industrial ties through programmes such as KAI’s Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) and Light Civil Helicopter (LCH) projects.

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