CATIC is proud of its splendid history. Its historical mission, "To strengthen the military and enrich the people," is realized through having developed thousands of Chinese-made aircraft over half a century that continue to fly the skies over foreign countries. In more than 30 countries and regions, CATIC establishes overseas institutions and a solid brand image. CATIC keeps pace with global development through the most advanced aviation technology across various fields, which it shares with customers and partners around the world. The history of the Chinese aviation industry’s participation in the global aviation industry is the history of CATIC.
CATIC is a professional, state-owned enterprise with aviation products, as well as technology import and export as its core businesses. With CNY 1billion registered capital and over CNY 10 billion in assets, CATIC has exported fighters, trainers, bombers, helicopters, transporters, general aviation aircraft, associated airborne equipment, and ground support equipment, as well as various components and spare parts. Through multinational cooperation, CATIC has invested in and developed high-performance aircraft, such as the K-8 trainer, JF-17 fighter, and EC-120 helicopter. CATIC has provided both its Chinese and foreign customers with key national projects and professional, value-added services, including market survey and analysis, project development, business planning, program management, investment and financing, technology introduction, and international trade and cooperation.
Striving "to become an internationally-renowned, customer-preferred defense aviation products and services provider, while making the company a comprehensive service platform for defense products export and international technical cooperation," and develop a "deeper understanding of the market and special care for customers," CATIC is dedicated to sincere cooperation and mutually beneficial partnerships, both domestically and overseas, in pursuit of "lean management, professional services, cooperation, and excellence."