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International Defence Exhibition & Conference
19 - 23 February 2017
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
UAE Armed Forces at IDEX 2017
IDEX 2017: UAE Armed Forces sign 31 new contracts worth US$ 1 bn on Day 3
At a press conference on day three of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), His Excellency Staff Brigadier-General Rashid Mohammed Al Shamsi, Official Spokesperson of IDEX 2017, announced 31 new deals worth AED4,075,627,554.
19 of the deals are with national companies and the remaining 12 with international companies. The press conference, held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, was also attended by Naval Staff Colonel Fahed Nasser Al Thehli, Official Spokesperson of the fourth edition of the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017).
His Excellency Staff Brigadier-General Rashid Mohammed Al Shamsi declared the following UAE Armed Forces contracts:
An AED 76,494,010 contract with the UAE based company, International Golden Group (IGG), to build the infrastructure for information and communication technology (ICT).
An AED 34,000,000 contract with the Swiss company, Rheinmentall Air Defence to supply technical spare parts, maintenance and repairs of defence systems for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defence Force.
A contract worth AED 828,261,500 with the American company, Raytheon, to supply the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defence Force with air-defence system equipment and spare parts.
A contract worth AED 36,000,000 with UAE based company Al Jaber to supply the UAE land forces with spare parts.
A contract with the UAE based company, Naval Advanced Solutions (NAS), to buy AED 11,243,420 worth of accuracy defence systems for the UAE Navy.
A contract with Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL), a UAE-based company, for an additional AED 50,000,000 to provide technical and logistical support for all aircrafts.
An AED 40,000,000 contract with the UAE based company, Al Masaood, to provide maintenance and repairs for vehicles.
A contract valued at AED 60,000,000 with the Swedish company BAE Systems Bofors AB, to buy hardware for the UAE Navy.
An AED 8,934,619 contract with the British company Chemring Technology Solutions, to buy wireless surveillance systems.
A contract with the British company HESCO Bastion Limited worth AED 67,168,671 to purchase (HESCO) engineering equipment.
A contract with the American company Harris Corporation Communication Systems for AED 77,129,077 to purchase radio devices and supplementary accessories.
An AED 285,000,000 contract with UAE based company Etimad Holding for maintenance of border security systems and critical infrastructure.
A contract with the American company, The Boeing Company, valued at AED 68,685,100 to manage simulations of cargo/freight aircrafts for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defence Force.
A contract with the German company Blucher GmbH, for AED 164,916,311 to purchase protective body armour and supplementary accessories.
A contract valued at AED 87,000,000 with the German company DST Defence Service Tracks to develop and increase the efficiency of land forces artillery for the UAE Army.
A contract valued at AED 16,132,000 with the Swiss company Solutions Minewolf to buy explosive removal equipment and demining gear.
A contract worth AED 10,120,000 with the South African company Paramount to purchase 8*8 vehicles.
An AED 84,919,811 contract with the Jordanian company King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) to buy ammunition for the UAE Army.
A contract with UAE based company Siham Al Khaleej for AED 226,533,512 to purchase and supply ammunition.
A contract worth AED 377,023,553 with UAE based company Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments Company (ADASI) to offer Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for aircrafts.
A contract with UAE based company Al Masaood worth AED 54,000,000 to provide technical support.
An AED 55,952,000 contract with UAE based company Darwish Bin Ahmed & Sons Group to purchase MAN trucks and vehicles for transporting tanks.
An AED 5,000,000 with UAE based company Armed Forces Cooperative Society to purchase field targets.
A contract worth AED 275,475,000 with UAE based company, CAE Maritime Middle East to buy and install simulations and naval training centre.
An AED 277,000,000 contract with UAE based company Bayanat to licenses software and the production of spatial information.
A contract with UAE based company Al Shammal Military Solutions valued at AED 143,300,000 to train pilots.
A contract worth AED 365,351,284 with UAE based company Palms Sports to provide specialised jiu-jitsu and combat training instructors.
A contract with UAE based company Matrix for AED 114,964,900 to facilitate shipping of materials in and out of the country.
An AED 96,952,222 contract with UAE based company Emirates Advanced Investments Group to purchase spare parts for military equipment.
A contract with UAE based company Horizon Flight Academy valued at AED 30,000,000 to train pilots and develop their skills.
A contract with UAE based company Atlas Telecom valued at AED 48,070,564 to purchase and install aircraft equipment.
Over the past three days, during IDEX and NAVDEX 2017, the UAE Armed Forces penned a cumulative of 52 deals worth more than AED 15.41 billion. The past two days are split as follows:
- Day one of IDEX and NAVDEX 2017 witnessed 21 deals worth more than AED4.416 billion.
- Day two of IDEX and NAVDEX 2017 witnessed an additional 10 new deals worth more than AED6.919 billion.