Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Argentina's FAdeA seals deal to produce CZ-11W helos

According to this site and Jane's Defense Weekly [Date Posted: 19-Oct-2011] (here),  China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC). and Argentina's FAdeA has reached an agreement to locally produce CZ-11W,  an armed variant of PLA's Z-11 chopper.  Requirement up to 40 birds.

Not sure how Eurocopter would think of this deal.


Steven said...

Z-11W? Interesting, didn't the PLA turn down getting Z-11Ws for itself?

Coatepeque said...

yes they rejected it. They prefer the more powerful Z-9W, which in service in the hundreds.