Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov has met with the Minister of Defence of Spain, María Dolores de Cospedal García, as part of his working visit to Barcelona.

The meeting covered issues related to the implementation of joint projects and prospects for further cooperation with Spanish companies of the military-industrial complex.

The delegation of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan visited an enterprise of the Airbus Defense and Space company’s Spanish division, where Kazakhstanis were acquainted with the S-295 aircraft production process, which are currently operated by the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

The Kazakh delegation held talks with the leadership of the company “INDRASistemasS.A.” on the joint production of radar and air defense systems, as well as on issues related to cyber defense, space and digital technologies.

At the end of the working visit, the sides underlined the great potential, expressing their intention to deepen and expand bilateral cooperation in the designated fields of the defense and aerospace industries, and identified concrete practical steps to implement the reached agreements.

Following the talks, the Kazakh delegation invited the Spanish companies of the Spanish military-industrial complex to take part in the V International Exhibition of Arms and Military-Technical Equipment “KADEX”, which will be held in Astana from May 23 to 26, 2018.


Published: 29 October 2017



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