China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC), originally established in 1979, is the 1st state-owned corporation approved by the State Council of China as the state-authorized dealer of defense products and technology. CATIC provides performance-oriented solutions of aviation, defense and security to air force, land force, navy and other security forces, to face the challenges today and tomorrow.
Over the past four decades, emerged and expanded alongside the booming aviation industry in China, CATIC has exported fighters, bombers, trainers, helicopters, transporters, unmanned aerial systems, general-purpose aircraft, armament, associated airborne equipment and ground support equipment as well as various components and spare parts required to support these products. Over 2,000 Chinese-made aircraft fly over the sky in more than 50 countries around the world.
Through domestic and international cooperation, CATIC has engaged and invested in research, design, development, manufacturing, integration and sustainment of high-performance aircraft such as K-8 trainer, FC-1/JF-17 Thunder fighter and Wing Loong UAS.
Thanks to its high attention toward customer support, CATIC has been providing after-sale services covering the full life-span of its products, including but not limited to full-category training, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), spare parts supply, aiming to guarantee the best operational status of the aircraft at all times.
By transfer of know-how, CATIC has helped its partners to build their own aviation engineering capability in the forms of establishment of local MRO lines, production lines and laboratories, joint research and development of technology and standards, thereby boosting the development of indigenous defense industry.
CATIC’s rich experiences in globe market, profound understanding of products and technology, intensive comprehension of support and services, proficient practice of project and risk management, take it far beyond an import and export corporation. CATIC sees itself as an innovative defense corporation of technology, engineering, trade and finance. To meet the rapidly evolving defense situation, CATIC is ready to provide solutions which integrates the five dimensions of operation——land, sea, air, space and information, based on its advantages in cross-domain cognition, top-level design and system integration, resource synergy and integration, and full industrial chain coverage.
Passionate and ‘in love’ with its cause, CATIC is honored to serve the world with ideas and expertise. Fly with CATIC, grow to excellence.