The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi visits Arab and international platforms on the fourth day of “IDEX”


Muhammad Al-Falah – Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, inspected Arab and international pavilions at the 15th edition of the “IDEX exhibition.”“.

During the tour, on Wednesday, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi was briefed on the latest developed systems and mechanisms produced by specialized Arab industries and international companies that contribute to shaping the future of the defense, military and security sectors and finding sustainable solutions to the challenges they face..

During the tour, he met with a number of officials of the wings participating in the exhibition, and heard from them an explanation about the most important advanced products they offer, their innovative features, their working mechanisms, and the creative ideas that were applied in their implementation.

This comes while participants in the International Defense Exhibition confirmed that IDEX 2021 constitutes a global platform to review the latest products and technologies of international companies in the defense and security industries sector..

In statements to the Emirates News Agency “WAM”, participants explained that IDEX 2021 has provided more opportunities for industrial and technological companies to provide advanced solutions that enhance the capabilities of military and security products..

Major General Pilot Abdullah Al-Hashemi, Vice President for Development and Industry at the UAE company CALDS, said that the company is working on manufacturing aircraft and land vehicles and, during its participation, is exhibiting the Badr 250 aircraft and the troop carrier, an eight-by-8 monster..

Al-Hashemi added that Caldes has capabilities in aerospace engineering, aircraft manufacturing and land machinery manufacturing engineering, in addition to developing and harmonizing defense systems, and the company volunteering the latest technologies in all its operations of engineering, manufacturing and design in addition to providing innovative solutions and software..

He explained that the Badr 250 plane was designed, produced and tested in the UAE and was contracted by the Air Force and is considered one of the light combat aircraft, indicating that there is regional and international interest in the company’s products..

For his part, Hamad Saeed Al Dhaheri, Vice President of Bin Hilal Enterprises Company, said that their participation in the International Defense Exhibition, IDEX 2021, is the largest in 10 sessions in terms of the number of companies under the umbrella of the company’s pavilion, which includes 15 local and international companies specialized in defense and security industries..

He added that the company is demonstrating for the first time an anti-drone device that has the ability to cut off the transmission from these drones via satellites, and is disabled by laser, in addition to remote airport management devices that allow managing 3 airports within 150 km from one control center, especially At the airports, there are limited flight operations.

Hind Mohammed Al Habtoor said cingulate The IDEX 2021 exhibition has proven to the world that the UAE can achieve accomplishments as it has well-deservedly succeeded in organizing one of the most important global events in the defense and security sector in the world. .

Mohammed bin Saif Al-Otaibi, Vice President of Business Development and Sales at the Defense and Space Unit at AEC, said that the company is presenting more than 14 products, solutions and systems in the field of defense and space, specializing in providing world-class services, systems and solutions in the fields of technology and electronic warfare..


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