Media > News
IAE - STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIP WITH AIRBUS MILITARY
27 Desember 2012 | 08:14
Indonesian Aerospace (Iae) strengthens business partnership
with Airbus Military through a variety of programs
including the joint production of
aircraft based on the long-term agreement
between the two companies.
determined to strengthening business partnership with Airbus Military. This
is related to the joint production of C212-400 and C295 aircraft, "said
Sonny Ibrahim Saleh,
Assistant to IAe President Director for
Quality Control /for Corporate Communications, in Bandung, Wednesday.
SUMBER : ANTARA NEWS
media in the explanation of the company year-end evaluation,
Sonny said IAe and
Airbus Military has
signed an agreement with Airbus Military C212
l-400 upgraded version as a long-term follow-up
said IAe and Airbus Military (formerly EADS-CASA)have a long history together. The cooperation
initiated in the late ‘70s when IAe then was called Industri Pesawat Terbang
Nurtanio (IPTN) started to manufacture and assemble as well as deliver the C212
for Airbus Military.
cooperation has intensified ever since and the two companies jointly designed
the CN235 and IAe currently produces, assembles and markets the well known
CN235 in the region.
In addition, Airbus Military is currently transferring the
full final assembly of the C212 aircraft to the IAe facilities in Bandung.
this successful relationship a new cooperation agreement aiming at revitalizing
IAe was signed begin October this year. This agreement, which has the full
support of the Indonesian government, allows IAe to restructure its activities
and prepare itself to become a tier-1 supplier for the aerospace industry at an
steps of the plan have already started.
Teams of Airbus Military specialists in
different areas such as production, processes, manufacturing and information
technology are already working with their IAe counterparts.
indicated upon the signature of the agreement in October this year, this
revitalization includes the participation of IAe in the production of the
successful C295 (in addition to the current work on the C212 and CN235) with an
important workshare package to start with.
increased sales and a successful restructuring of IAe, the plan foresees the
creation of a final assembly line for the C295 in Bandung to market and fulfill
national and regional market demand. It also foresees possible
cooperation on other products in the future.
build and assemble a C295 in its entirety, IAe and the supplier base have to be
ready and compliant with C295 production and quality requirements as a full
aircraft assembly line. This is the objective of all involved but it will take
a certain time.
open up a whole new market, create new jobs and position the industry
internationally, but still it requires a certain period of time to respond to
C295 high requirements of production and quality.
and Airbus Military are committed to making this happen. We are in the process
of establishing a long term alliance with the objective to grow together in the
Asian market. We have a common plan and vision, Indonesian engineers and other
high skilled people at work,a future
for an aerospace here and beyond in the region," Sonny concluded.