UAE is one of the most technologically developed country in the world and is well-known for having all the different technologies implemented in all fields. The country has had their digital era and technology specially implemented for the defense industry to help aid their armed forces. A new move done by the government helped them to make a new defense and technology facility at the Tawazun Industrial Park. This new facility will be focused on assembling unmanned aerial and maritime target systems. The main purpose of the move is to develop the armed forces to help aid their training sessions.
This was commented on by the chairman of Houbara called Mr. Saeed Ghanim who said, “This new facility is part of Houbara’s strategy to build local capacity in the defense sector. It focuses upon creating technology systems that will be used for training and skills development for the UAE military, reflecting the goals set out by our leadership in Vision 2021. We are delighted to open our new facility at TIP. It demonstrates Houbara’s commitment to customers and our collaborative approach through direct investment into the UAE’s defense industry. In addition to our locally-based resources, we offer unique access in the UAE to QinetiQ’s global resources of 6,000 dedicated professionals, providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect and optimize their defense and security capabilities.”
The presentation included the presence of Major General Staff Pilot Ishaq Saleh Al Balushi, who is the Head of the Executive Directorate of Industries and Development of Defense Capabilities.