SME Aerospace (SMEA) is a premier metal-based aerospace parts manufacturer in the Malaysia, the agreement includes manufacture of of 16 inboard and 16 outboard pylons for one of our key export customers.
We have had a relationship with SME Aerospace since 1992 for the manufacture of Hawk pylons and SME has to date built over 600 at its factory in Sungai Buloh, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
BAE Systems is committed to investing in Malaysia and delivering long-term sustained benefits through local partnerships, and our relationship with SMEA aligns with our strategy to deliver projects that deliver real benefit to Malaysian industry.
John Brosnan, Managing Director, South East Asia, BAE Systems commented: “This is a further example of the excellent work being carried out in Malaysia’s aerospace industry. SME Aerospace has an excellent track record in manufacturing pylons for Hawk aircraft and we are pleased with the continued manufacture and export of this key component by Malaysian industry. Industrial partnerships form an important part of our strategy and we look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with Malaysia”. (BAE Systems)