Boeing and Embraer have entered a joint marketing agreement for the Brazilian airframer's developmental KC-390 tactical transport.
Boeing will lead sales, sustainment and training for the type in the US, UK, and "select Middle East markets", say the two companies.
The news was disclosed in a press briefing hosted by Embraer Defense & Security chief executive Luiz Carlos Aguiar and Boeing vice-president Chris Raymond.
The two companies declined to name the Middle East markets in which Boeing will lead marketing efforts, nor the number of KC-390 aircraft they hope to sell in each country.
Embraer views the KC-390 as a potential replacement for the Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules. Its maiden flight is scheduled for 2014.
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