Brigadier General Mohamed Khamis Al-Hassani, official spokesman for IDEX and NAVDEX exhibitions, said that the total foreign deals amounted to 1.164 billion dirhams, which represents 21 percent. Of the total value of trades.
Meanwhile, the value of local deals amounted to 4.425 billion dirhams, or 79 percent, while the contracts were distributed to 6 foreign companies and 6 local companies.
Brigadier-General Fahd Nasser Al-Dhahli said that the most prominent local deals that were concluded were with the “Yas Holding” company to buy Korean CHUNMOO launchers and missiles for the ground forces, at a value of 2.955 billion dirhams.
He referred to a deal with Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company for comprehensive technical management services for Navy boats and ships for the benefit of the Navy at a value of 650 million dirhams, and a deal with Vallo Equipment to provide technical support for the supply of all spare parts for Tatra vehicles and Armed Forces vehicles for the General Maintenance Corps Command at a value of 60 One million dirhams.
A deal was concluded with “Unilux Heavy Equipment”, worth 30 million dirhams, to provide technical support services for the Dhabian armored vehicle, the H45 gun, the Leclerc tank and the BMP3 tanker for the benefit of the General Maintenance Corps.
The local deals included a contract with Abu Dhabi Aviation Company to operate and manage AW139 aircraft for search and rescue purposes in favor of the Joint Aviation Command at a value of 173.5 million dirhams, and a contract with Etimad Strategic Security Solutions to provide technical support for security systems to maintain operational readiness for the agency. Protection of installations with a value of 556.2 million dirhams.
For her part, Lieutenant Colonel Maya Al Mazrouei said that the external contracts included a contract with “HARRIS INTERNATIONAL” to implement the automatic command and control project for the mobilization level for the Directorate of Command and Control worth 651.5 million dirhams, and an agreement with “ELETTRONICA” to renew the contract to provide technical support for electronic warfare devices IMEWS Mirage 9-2000 and MPA-8 reconnaissance aircraft for the Air Force and Air Defense Command, valued at Dhs289.394 million.
And an agreement was signed with “THE BOEING COMPANY” to provide maintenance services for C-17 simulators for the benefit of the Air Force and Air Defense Command, at a value of AED 112.966 million.
Al Mazrouei indicated that the fourth foreign deal included a contract with “THALES LAS FRANCE SAS” to purchase spare parts for the LLR SHIKRA / GM200 radar system for the Air Force and Air Defense Command at a value of AED 66.4 million.
A deal was concluded with “Rheinmetall Man Military Vehicles”, which included a maintenance contract, purchase of spare parts, and technical consultations for the Fox mechanism and chemical devices with a company for the Chemical Defense Command, worth 40.7 million dirhams, in addition to a contract with “STATE COMPANY UKROBORNSERVICE” for training courses in the field of cyberspace for the benefit of Armed Forces: 2.938 million dirhams.