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LIMA 2017: DEA forges ‘spraying’ alliance in Malaysia

23rd March 2017 - 11:06 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi


DEA General Aviation – a Chinese producer of helicopters, engines, UAVs and components – announced a strategic alliance with Malaysian company Alaf Strategi at the LIMA 2017 exhibition in Langkawi to 'develop commercial UAVs in Southeast Asia'.

Making its first appearance at the Malaysian show, DEA stated, 'Both [parties] recognise that the agricultural application of UAVs is fast expanding and Alaf has committed to share its skills and wide network, which includes the Malaysian government and blue chip companies in Southeast Asia'.

Mike Creed, chief executive of DEA, said UAVs for agricultural use was a focus for his company.


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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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