TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Czech aircraft manufacturer Aero Vodochody Aerospace [PENTTA.UL] and state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries [ISRAI.UL] said on Tuesday they signed a partnership agreement regarding technical and marketing cooperation for the light combat L-159 aircraft.
The partners have agreed to integrate new avionics and other solutions on the L-159 platform and to jointly market the aircraft. Financial details were not disclosed.
“The agreement brings us together with a strong international partner with access to new potential customers,”
Aero Vodochody CEO Giuseppe Giordo said in a statement.
The L-159 is a light multi-role combat aircraft designed for air-to-air, air-to-ground and reconnaissance missions.
Aero and IAI also agreed to integrate IAI’s virtual training solutions as part of the L-39NG training system.
Reporting by Tova Cohen, Editing by Ari Rabinovitch