At IDEX 2017International Global Group (IGG), the Abu Dhabi-based supplier of high-end defence and security solutions, has signed a number of agreements on the first day of Idex 2017, a major security-focussed event in the UAE capital.
IGG’s agreement with South Africa’s Rheinmetall Denel Munition Ltd, world leader in manufacturing artillery, mortar, large & medium caliber ammunition, is to supply its high-end specialty products including artillery shells and mines, and ammunition belonging to various calibres to the UAE.
The optronics, avionics and electronic systems specialist Safran Electronics & Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IGG to provide state-of-the-art navigation systems that can be installed on military vehicles and automobiles. The Safran navigation products can be targeted on a specific position and guarantees precise accuracy.
IGG also struck a deal with the American Weapon Systems Manufacturer Profense, to promote its defence systems such as high-speed machine guns that has the capacity to fire 3,000 rounds a minute. In addition, IGG will cooperate with PT. PAL Indonesia an industrial shipyard based in East Java Indonesia, to promote its products within the UAE.
The IGG pavilion at IDEX 2017 is a staggering 1500-sq-m in size and features more than 80 international defence companies belonging to the US, Europe and Asia sector.