idD Portugal Defence met, on July 15, with the Air Force Chief of Staff, General Joaquim Manuel Nunes Borrego. The meeting was attended by the chairman of idD Portugal Defence, Marco Capitão Ferreira, and the executive director Catarina Nunes.

The parties addressed issues of common interest, immediately exchanging views on how the Defence Economy and the Armed Forces can cooperate, with a special focus on areas relating to innovation, research and development projects, the main ongoing and planned investment programmes, as well as opportunities that are available to aeronautics, in particular.

Both parts expressed willingness to cooperate closely in the execution of an integrated and articulated policy, in the operational support and export of goods, equipment and services produced by the Defence Economy.