China and Saudi Arabia Collaborate to Build Military Drones

China and Saudi Arabia Collaborate to Build Military Drones
China and Saudi Arabia Collaborate to Build Military Drones

According to Xinhua News Agency, companies from China and Saudi Arabia cooperate on UAV payloads. Advanced Communications and Electronics Systems Co. (ACES) and China Electronics Technology Group Corp. (CETC) announced the deal at the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which took place on March 6-9.


Riyadh-based ACES firm recently established a new company named ‘Aerial Solutions’ to manufacture military drones in the kingdom.

Aerial Solutions will also produce communication systems, flight controls, cameras, radars, and wireless detection systems in addition to UAVs.

This comes in line with Saudi Vision 2030, as the Kingdom aims to localise the field of military industries and maximise the sector’s contribution to the national economy.