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IDEX: Mubadala Showcases Defense Companies

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Mubadala Showcases Defense-Related Companies at IDEX 2013

(Source: Mubadala; issued February 11, 2013)

ABU DHABI --- Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, today unveiled details of its participation at IDEX 2013, which takes place 17th- 21st February 2013 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Seven Mubadala group companies operating in the defense sector will showcase their contributions to the UAE Armed Forces. The Mubadala defense-related network delivers technical, training and project management expertise across aviation, maritime, and ground-based platforms.

The participating Mubadala group companies comprise: Al Taif Technical Services, Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services (Bayanat), Injazat Data Systems, Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Company (AMMROC), Horizon Flight Academy, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) and Abu Dhabi Ship Building.

With Emiratization at the heart of their development strategies, the companies are committed to creating thousands of jobs for UAE Nationals by 2017. By offering unrivalled training and career opportunities for UAE Nationals, Mubadala is supporting the development of the next generation of Emirati scientists, engineers and technicians across the spectrum of its defense-related businesses.

“Mubadala’s defense-related companies are supporting the UAE Armed Forces’ drive to focus on their core operations through the creation of a sustainable, networked and commercially-viable system. By forming new international partnerships, the companies will also increase their range of service offerings to regional customers,” said Homaid Al Shemmari, Executive Director, Mubadala Aerospace.