Monday, February 4, 2013

Saab and Tawazun Create Company UAE-Based Radar

Defence and security company Saab HAS partnered with Tawazun, a strategic investment company Focusing on strategic defense and manufacturing, to create a new radar-based UAE company. This will be the Middle East's first regional company for the development, manufacture, assembly and integration of radar systems.

The new company is named Abu Dhabi Advanced Radar Systems (Adars). It is a joint venture 51 per one hundred Where is owned by Tawazun and 49 per one hundred by Saab.

"Creating Adars share of our strategy is to Increase our presence in key markets. UAE is one of key markets thesis, Where We Have had business relationships since the 1980s, Including Within The radar system area, "says Saab's President and CEO Håkan Buskhe.

Commenting on the new partnership, HE Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri, Chief Executive Officer of Tawazun said:
"As we have continued to grow year organization Diversify our product portfolio and extend our capabilities, it is imperative That We partner with like-minded entities who share our vision and values ​​and who complement our ambitions. This partnership with Saab will see us invest in advanced technology to economic development of single products for the defense market, Which is testament to our commitment to Continuously Adapting new technology and améliorer to meet our customers' changing needs. "

Adars will be a center for local radar capability development of next generation radar systems, and for production, maintenance and support services in the radar system area.

As share of the agreement, and to Strengthen the UAE's and Adars's overall technical skill sets and assist the country's defense capabilities in the development and delivery of advanced radar systems, 15 UAE nationals will participate in. a Masters program in Microwave and Radar Technology Engineering in Sweden.

The Creation of has-beens Adars Reviewed and approved by the Swedish Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls ISP.

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