IDEX, NAVDEX 2019 – Day 1: UAE Armed Forces Awards Deals Worth more than AED4.971 Billion

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 February, 2019 – Speaking at a press conference on day one of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2019) and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX 2019),General Mohammed Al Hassani, Official Spokesperson of IDEX 2019, and Naval Staff Colonel Fahad Nasser Saif Al Thehli, Official Spokesperson of NAVDEX 2019, announced 33 deals worth more than AED4,971,082,582 billion.

National companies received 18 of the 33 deals, while the remaining 15 were awarded to international companies.

International companies:

  1. A contract with the American company Raytheon to buy AED1,307,220,700 worth of Patriot missiles for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defence Force
  2. Spanning two-years, an AED45,921,675 contract with the Russian Joint Stock Company for maintenance work and to buy Pantsir spare parts for the UAE Air Defence Force
  3. A contract with the Russian Joint Stock Company to buy AED146,920,000 worth of EM150 Kornet missiles for the UAE Army
  4. A contract with the Swiss company Rheinmetall worth AED6,836,400 for technical support in Skyguard air defence product for the UAE Air Force
  5. An AED193,500,000 contract with French company Nexter Systems for technical support with Leclerc tanks
  6. An AED86,000,000 contract with the French company Safran Electronics & Defense to buy spare parts and provide maintenance and repair works for Leclerc tank telescopes, as well as armoured PMP-3
  7. An AED6,062,183 contract with the French company Thales Group to replace batteries and extend the life of mines
  8. An AED50,320,100 contract with the Korean company Hanwha Group for the purchase of explosives and supplements to open loopholes in mine fields and sites of various types for the UAE Army
  9. An AED204,857,534 contract with the Jordanian company King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau to purchase missiles and training rounds for the UAE Army
  10. An AED1,161,958,938 contract with the Australian company EOS Defence to purchase ground and naval systems particularly EOS RWS 30mm for the UAE Army, Navy, and Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority
  11. An AED38,700,000 contract with the German company Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH to provide technical support services for tactical engagement simulations
  12. An AED77,003,636 contract with the American company HESCO to purchase defensive shelters for the UAE Army
  13. An AED404,030,000 contract with the American company Lockheed Martin to add capabilities to the radar system for the UAE Air Force
  14. An AED10,284,400 contract with the American company Paramount Logistic to purchase four Mbomb for the UAE Army
  15. An AED127,085,800 contract with the Indian company Ordnance Factory to purchase ammunitions (155mm HE) and accessories (PRIMER M191-A2) for the UAE Army

 

Total contracts with international companies: AED3,866,701,366

National companies:

  1. An AED55,512,000 with Al Fattan Ship Industry to purchase naval ships for the UAE Navy
  2. An AED3,600,000 contract with Emirates Shooting Equipment to purchase electronic targets for the UAE Armed Forces
  3. An AED4,210,000 contract with Al Fahad Security Systems to install and maintain security systems for the UAE Armed Forces
  4. An AED80,000,000 contract with the National Factory for Safety and Security Products to purchase army footwear
  5. An AED15,000,000 contract with Bin Hilal to provide technical support and spare parts for mine sweepers
  6. An AED42,297,500 contract with the International Golden Group (IGG) to purchase ammunitions for the UAE Armed Forces
  7. An AED95,000,000 contract with the International Golden Group (IGG) to supply and install electronic shooting systems for the UAE Armed Forces
  8. An AED5,000,000 contract with the International Golden Group (IGG) for maintenance works on the central laboratory systems
  9. An AED7,759,216 contract with NIMR for vehicle maintenance works for the UAE Armed Forces
  10. An AED19,120,500 contract with Bermuda to purchase technical training equipment for medical personnel
  11. An AED56,000,000 contract with Emirates General Transport for maintenance works, and provision of spare parts for UAE Armed Forces vehicles
  12. An AED239,000,000 contract with Knowledge Point to provide specialised cadres and advisory services, as well as enhance capabilities for the UAE Armed Forces
  13. An AED99,171,000 contract with Deena Shipping to purchase training ships and provide training services for the UAE Navy
  14. An AED41,656,000 contract with Caracal International to buy sniper rifles and technical items for the UAE Armed Forces
  15. An AED9,855,000 contract with Khalid Faraj Company for the provision of marine transport services, support services and spare parts
  16. An AED300,000,000 contract with the International Golden Group (IGG) to supply military clothing, accessories, and related services for the UAE Armed Forces
  17. An AED25,000,000 contract with Rohde & Schwarz to provide technical support by providing experts and technicians specializing in information technology
  18. An AED6,200,000 contract with Trust to provide technical support services for the formulation and supply of spare parts of the Tatra and Hummer mechanisms

Total contracts with UAE companies: AED1,104,381,216

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