Egypt starts the production of Chinese Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ASN-209 Egyptian armed forces 0706122
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Defense News - Egypt
|Thursday, June 7, 2012, 09:42 AM|
|Egypt starts the production of Chinese Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ASN-209 for Egyptian armed forces.|
Hamdy Weheba, the Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization claimed this week that Egypt has started the production of the Chinese ASN-209 Multi-purpose UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System.
Chinese ASN-209 Multi-purpose UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System
(Source photo ASN Technology)
He claimed that although the UAVs are being built in collaboration with a foreign defence manufacturer, more than 99% of the components are locally manufactured. He claimed that with the latest manufacturing venture, Egypt is entering in to the second phase of mass ASN-209 production. He said that the six drones which they had built during the first phase are fully operational under the Egyptian armed forces.