Mustafa Abdel Azim (Dubai)
The Ministry of Defense’s business rose on the second day of the Dubai Airshow 2021, to 16.52 billion dirhams, after the ministry yesterday announced the closure of 5 new deals worth 11 billion and 284 million and 837,000 dirhams with local and international companies.
During a press conference held yesterday at the Dubai Airshow, in the presence of Chief of Staff Pilot Ishaq Saleh Al Balushi, Executive Director of the Exhibition Military Organizing Committee, and Lieutenant Colonel Pilot Sarah Hamad Al Hajari, official spokeswoman for the Dubai Airshow, announced that a huge deal had been closed. with the local company GLOBAL Aerospace Logistics LLC to provide Services Maintenance and technical support for Air Force Command and Air Defense aircraft for a period of 3 years, worth 11 billion and 247 million and 744 thousand and 329 dirhams.
On the first day of the exhibition, the ministry announced 5 deals worth 5 billion and 239 million and 207 thousand dirhams.
Major General Pilot Ishaq Saleh Al Balushi said the deals held on the second day of the exhibition were different. Because it was held with several countries where there is a local contract and 4 international contracts for our partners outside the United Arab Emirates.
The deal included a contract with the Greek company SIELMAN to provide technical support and maintenance services for the air force and air defense systems, worth 3 million and 673 thousand dirhams, and in the second deal a contract was concluded with the Swiss company RHEINMETALL AIR DEFENSE AG to provide technical support services for the air force and air defense systems worth 5 million and 558 thousand and 918 dirhams.
A third deal was also concluded with the French company HENSOLDT FRANCE SAS to purchase communications equipment for the air force and air force, worth 13 million 169 thousand and 32 dirhams, while a fourth deal was concluded with the American company NORTHROP GRUMMAN INTERNATIONAL TRADING to provide technical support services for the air force and air defense systems worth 14 One million and 692 thousand dirhams.
The fifth and final agreement was signed with the local company GLOBAL AEROSPACE LOGISTICS LLC to provide maintenance services and technical support for the Air Force’s command and air defense aircraft for a period of 3 years, worth 11 billion 247 million and 744 thousand and 329 dirhams.