State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence

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State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense
国家国防科技工业局
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JurisdictionPRC
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Parent agencyMinistry of Industry and Information Technology
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The State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND; Chinese: 国家国防科技工业局) is a civilian ministry within the State Council of the People's Republic of China and is a subordinate agency of the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the superseding agency of the Commission for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND). It was created by the Plan for Restructuring the State Council passed by the First Session of the Eleventh National People's Congress in 2008.[1]

International cooperation[edit]

In July 2018, the State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence signed an agreement with the Government of Kuwait to increase cooperation in the defense industry.[2]

Related institutions[edit]

State Council agencies

Some of its subordinate agencies are thought to include:

National universities

Several universities were thought[by whom?] to be administered by its predecessor COSTIND:

State-owned enterprises

Several enterprises were thought to be administered by its predecessor COSTIND:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China's National Defense in 2008". State Council of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012. According to the Plan for Restructuring the State Council passed by the First Session of the Eleventh National People's Congress in 2008, the Science, Technology and Industry Commission for National Defense of the People's Republic of China has been superseded by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
  2. ^ Forrester, Charles (July 11, 2018). "SASTIND signs collaboration agreement with Kuwait". Jane's Information Group. China’s State Administration of Science, Technology, and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) has signed an agreement with the Kuwaiti government to increase defence industrial co-operation.

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