Saab inaugurated a capability center for development and production of a variety of defence and security products in in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), with an initial focus on sensor systems, on Dec. 14.
Saab will develop and manufacture products for both UAE and the international market. Other examples of product areas that may be applicable in addition to sensor systems are civil security, vehicle protection and training.
The business will be located to Tawazun Industrial Park, Abu Dhabi.
Tawazun Industrial Park is a self-contained, world-class industrial zone that was established to help develop the UAE’s ambitious defence manufacturing and technology plans. The industrial park is located in Al Ajban between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The park is already buzzing with a host of home-grown companies including: Burkan Munitions Systems, Caracal Light Ammunition, Nimr Automotive, Tawazun Precision Industries and Tawazun Advanced Defense Systems.