25 March 2022 – ASELSAN and Barzan Holdings have signed a Contract and 4 Letters of Intent (LOI) at the DIMDEX 2022, Qatar’s biennial Maritime Defense Exhibition.
The Contract includes the sale of communication systems and services for the land platforms that are in use with various Qatar Armed Forces end-user. The Letters of Intent (LOIs) signify the further collaboration between ASELSAN and Barzan Holdings on possible future agreements for procurement of ASELSAN solutions and services for the Qatari User Groups.
ASELSAN, one of the top defense companies, shall directly contribute to the localization of defense industry of Qatar as a part of the strategic alliance with Barzan Holdings. In the scope of signed LOI with respect to transfer of technology, ASELSAN shall transfer the knowledge, knowhow and technology for waveform development of software defined radios to the Qatar Armed Forces.
As a strong strategic partner ASELSAN aims to further strengthening for safe and reliable communication of Qatari End users to achieve their aim to secure Qatari citizens and assets.
“Qatar focuses to invest in highly advanced systems which creates a competitive arena for the leading defense and security brands who compete on providing excellence. We as ASELSAN, being a well trusted defense and technology company, excited for the new opportunities together with our valued partner Barzan Holdings to strengthen Qatar in this challenging sector”. said Haluk GÖRGÜN – Chairman, President and CEO.
Abdulla Hassan Al Khater VP & Chief Strategic Procurement Officer, Barzan Holdings, said: “National independence and sovereignty are on top of Barzan Holdings’ priorities, and we are committed to providing Qatar with the highest levels of support. We believe furthering our partnership with ASELSAN, a global technology leader, will allow us to do that while progressing Qatar’s ambitions in developing a globally competitive national defense sector.”