UK Aerospace Defence and Security (ADS) Industries has signed a cooperation agreement with Korea Defense Industry Association (KDIA) at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris, France.

Both organisations have agreed to improve and develop cooperation on joint initiatives in an effort to strengthen trade and economies in their respective defence sectors.

ADS has also signed agreements with similar associations in the US, Canada and the Middle East and is expected to sign with other partner nations at the UK’s Farnborough International Airshow in July 2010.

ADS directly represents around 850 member companies including a large number of indirect members, while the KDIA represents 170 member companies.