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Advanced Electronics Company Signs Deal with L3 Harris Technologies on Rotorcraft Simulators

Advanced Electronics Company Signs Deal with L3 Harris Technologies on Rotorcraft Simulators

Thursday, 12 September, 2019 - 12:15
 Saudi Arabian Military Industries’ Advanced Electronics Company signed a cooperation agreement with L3 Harris Technologies on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in London (Asharq Al-Awsat)
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Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) firm, has signed a teaming agreement with L3Harris Technologies to collaborate on different rotorcraft simulators within Saudi Arabia.

The agreement was signed during their participation in the Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019 exhibition, which kicked off on Wednesday at ExCeL London.

Chairman of SAMI Ahmed al-Khateeb, President and CEO of AEC Abdulaziz al-Duailej, CEO of SAMI Dr. Andreas Schwer and President of L3Harris Military Training Lenny Genna attended the signing ceremony.

“The agreement will allow AEC to benefit from the expertise of major industry leaders to achieve Saudi Arabia’s ambitious goals, including localizing 50 percent of its military and security spending and creating new employment opportunities in the country through transferring technology and technical knowledge to the Saudi market,” said Duailej.

He stressed SAMI, AEC and L3 Harris Technologies’ commitment to work on exploring new means of cooperation and developing the military industries sector in order to achieve self-sufficiency in defense and military industries.

Genna, for his part, said this cooperation will contribute to enhancing aviation’s safety and operational performance and raising operational efficiency.

Under SAMI’s umbrella, AEC is showcasing a variety of products, including military electronics, command and control, communications, electronic warfare, and avionics.

AEC’s flagship cybersecurity solutions such as Security Operations Center (SOC), Security Information and Anti-Drone System (UAV) and Event Management (SIEM) as well as advanced military fleet management technologies including MADAR and Air Observation System (AOS) will be on display at its booth at the world-leading defense and security event.

In addition, the company will also highlight its Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) and Typhoon avionics repair capabilities during the four-day exhibition.

Founded in 1988, AEC is a contributor to modern electronics, technology and manufacturing.

It has played a leading role for almost three decades across four key business sectors, which are defense, aerospace, telecommunications and information technology and energy and security.

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