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Farnborough 2012: Boeing signs Tucano coop agreement with Embraer

10th July 2012 - 16:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Farnborough


Boeing has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Embraer for the former to provide weapon integration on the A-29 Super Tucano for the US Air Force's Light Air Support (LAS) competition.

The MoU was signed during the Farnborough International Airshow on 10 July, and extends a broad relationship agreement between the two companies signed in April.

'We submitted our proposal [for LAS] last month on June 16,' Luiz Carlos Aguiar, president of Embraer Defence and Security told a briefing during the show. 'We now have to wait for a final decision.

'This agreement [with Boeing] allows us to offer

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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