Santiago del Chile 25 March 2015
ENAER and Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi officially announced today the signing of an industrial cooperation agreement under the form of a Memorandum of Understanding.
This alliance is tied in the context of Italyís Defense Minister, Roberta Pinottiís first visit to Chile.
According with the agreement, the Chilean aeronautics company, ENAER and Alenia Aermacchi will collaborate on the logistic support of the C-27J, worldwide considered as the benchmark in the new-generation, medium battlefield airlifter category, and on the new M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer), the most recent solution proposed by Alenia Aermacchi for the basic-advanced phase of training syllabus for military pilots.
Alenia Aermacchi believes that this Memorandum of Understanding with ENAER is a very important step. Part of Alenia Aermacchiís success is due to forging long-term alliances for the transfer of technology and know-how. ìWe look forward to growing with our partners in this industrial cooperation agreement.
Alenia Aermacchi wishes its alliance with Chile to be a long term commitmentî, stated the company.
Alenia Aermacchi is the largest aviation company in Italy and a worldwide leader in the design, development, production, maintenance, and modification of commercial and defence aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, military trainer aircraft and aerostructures with more than 100 years of history since its foundation. Alenia Aermacchi is the only company able to offer to its customers a Total Training System, a latest generation fighter (Eurofighter Typhoon) and a tactical transport aircraft with a superior worldwide reputation (C-27J Spartan).