Abu Dhabi, UAE. AL TAIF, the UAE’s leading provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for military equipment, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with L3Harris International, Inc., a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc. and leading U.S.-based aerospace and defence technology innovator. The signing occurred during the ongoing International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2023) that runs until February 24 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
The two organisations will collaborate to identify potential business opportunities within the communications portfolio, as well as its respective maintenance, in the UAE and with other regional partner nations.
Speaking on the partnership, Saif Al Dahbashi, CEO of AL TAIF, said: “As the premier centre of excellence for comprehensive lifecycle support of defence systems in the region, AL TAIF’s holistic MRO offering and extensive technical curriculum positions AL TAIF as an ideal recurrent partner for L3Harris. We are proud to be working with such an esteemed defence technology organisation and look forward to the opportunities in communications systems and maintenance presented by our joint effort.”
L3Harris, a global leader of end-to-end resilient solutions that meet its customers’ mission critical needs is one of the largest American technology and defence contractors providing Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber-Defence and Combat Systems and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance solutions for defence and commercial use.
“AL TAIF continues to be an exceptional partner to L3Harris as we continue to forge effective collaborations,” said Kevin Steubing, Senior Director, Sales and Business Development for UAE, L3Harris International. “Its extensive knowledge and vast experience as a leading MRO solutions company will certainly result in transformative programmes within our target arena.”
AL TAIF provides essential lifecycle services and technical capability development to guarantee the ultimate asset performance and mission readiness for its customers. Its eleven state-of-the-art workshops are geographically distributed to offer seamless convenience and flexibility, while a mobile unit can quickly and efficiently address all types of MRO needs. The company is part of the Platforms & Systems cluster within EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups.