About the company
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC)
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) is a state owned Chinese company which primarily focusses on space technologies. It also manufactures missiles, drones and other military equipment.
Via Aerospace Long-March International Trade Co (ALIT), a company which it controls, it also manages the import and export on arms, including the sale of CASC manufactured armed drones.
A dozen CH-3 armed drones, dubbed killer drones, have reportedly been sold to the Burmese military. At a cost of around $4m each, the drones would have cost around $48m, without running costs.
Executive Director and President
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp
16 Fucheng Road
Peoples Republic of China
(Notification letter sent 30th October 2018)
Is Myanmar Using Armed Chinese Drones For Counterinsurgency? The Diplomat, 9th June 2016
Meet China’s Killer Drones, Foreign Policy, 14th January 2016
Chinese drones may soon swarm the market — and that could be very bad for the US Business Insider 16th November 2017
China’s armed CH-3 drone spotted in Myanmar Defence Blog 31st May 2016
Extra source: Tatmadaw Deploys Chinese-Made UAVs, CSIS, 6th May 2021
Added to the Dirty List 11 December 2018
Follow up letter sent 18th January 2022