IDEX: UAE Armed Forces award deals worth Dh12 billion

By Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 19 February 2019: Some 24 deals worth Dh7,019,428,577, were announced on the second day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, (Idex 2019), and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition, Navdex 2019).

The total value of contracts for day one and two of Idex and Navdex 2019 is more than Dh11.99 billion.

On day two, national companies received 18 of the 24 deals, while the remaining 6 were awarded to international firms, said Wam.

International Companies

  1. A contract with the American company Raytheon to buy Dh5.73 billion worth of rocket launchers for the Patriot system for the UAE Air Force and Air Defence
  2. A Dh1.1 million contract with Austrian company Sawi Electronic for the rehabilitation and upgrading of mines for the UAE Army
  3. A Dh12 million contract with the Russian company JSC High Precision to provide spare parts and repair works on the Cornet system
  4. A Dh49.02 million contract with French company Thales Air Systems to provide technical support and supply equipment and spare parts for marine training simulators for the UAE Navy
  5. A Dh30 million contract with the Finnish company Patria Factory to provide technical support for Patria units
  6. A Dh49.43 million contract with the French company Renault Trucks to buy 30 Renault vehicles for the UAE Armed Forces

Total value of contracts with international companies: Dh5,871,420,258

National Companies

  • A Dh4.49 million contract with Al Fahad Security Systems for the installation and maintenance works on security systems for the UAE Armed Forces
  • A Dh6.2 million contract with Abu Dhabi Autonomous to provide technical support services for the Presidential Guard’s video reception systems
  • A Dh5 million contract with Bin Hamoodah for maintenance and repair works and to provide spare parts
  • A Dh4.93 million contract with Ahmed Al Mazrouei company to provide services and install shooting targets for the Joint Air Command
  • A Dh12 million contract with Mableen to supply spare parts and equipment for the UAE Air Force
  • A Dh407.77 million contract with the International Golden Group (IGG) to supply light ammunition for the UAE Armed Forces
  • A Dh7 million contract with the Mohammed Abdulrahman company to provide maintenance services, spare parts as well as Caterpillar vehicles
  • A Dh45 million contract with Al Sahraa company to provide transportation services, forklifts, and equipment
  • A Dh4.29 million contract with Al Taif company to purchase light and medium ammunition
  • Dh6.83 million contract with EMarine company to provide telecommunication services for signal defence
  • Dh69 million contract with Emirates Defence Technology to provide technical support services for the maintenance and repair of machinery, as well as the supply of spare parts and artillery for all mechanisms of the UAE Armed Forces
  • Dh1.5m contract with Site Technology to provide maintenance for security systems and computer networks for the UAE Armed Forces
  • Dh140m contract with Rabdan Academy to establish a military qualifications centre (MQC)
  • Dh15.02m contract with Three Dimension Company for fitness centres for the UAE Armed Forces
  • Dh2.39m contract with Concorde Medical Waste company to provide services and treatment of medical waste
  • Dh395m contract with Injazat to provide telecommunications services and maintenance works on electronic software and devices for the UAE Armed Forces
  • Dh7.1m contract with Augusta West Aviation Services for the Joint Air Command’s BMS system
  • Dh14.46m contract with Droo Defence to purchase light and medium ammunition for the UAE Armed Forces

Total value of contracts with UAE companies: Dh1,148,008,319



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