Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) company, will participate in the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2021 as part of the Saudi pavilion under the slogan of ‘Invest in Saudi Arabia’. One of the world’s strategically defense exhibitions is set to take place from February 21-25 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.
A regional defense and aerospace leader providing world-class services, systems, and solutions in the fields of Electronic Warfare, C4ISR, Electronics and Cyber Security, AEC will showcase its latest military technologies and products at IDEX 2021. Underlining its commitment to playing a key role in the localization of 50 percent of the Kingdom’s military and security spending as envisaged in the Saudi Vision 2030 program.
On display at AEC’s booth in the exhibition will be services, solutions and systems in the fields of Electronic Warfare, C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), and Cyber Security including Radio Over IP System (RoIP), Software Defined Radio (SDR), Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) and Electronic Intelligent Solutions (ELINT). The company will also highlight its flagship cybersecurity solutions such as Data Diode, Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), as well as its advanced technologies including MADAR, Anti-Drone System and Air Observation System (AOS).
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Duailej, CEO of AEC, said: “With businesses and industries returning to normal operations, we at AEC consider that our participation in IDEX 2021, as part of the Saudi Pavilion, will provide us with an excellent opportunity to highlight our innovations in the defense sector to prospective regional and international stakeholders. We are keen on gaining insights into new industry trends and customer needs and exploring new growth opportunities to advance our commitment to supporting the Kingdom to achieve the Vision 2030 goal of 50% localization. We look forward to successful participation that will further our efforts to create an ecosystem where AEC will be able to unleash its full potential to enable local talents to manufacture future global technologies locally.”
Established in 1988 and headquartered in Riyadh, AEC has built a firm standing in Saudi Arabia’s military industries sector over more than three decades. The company designs, develops, manufactures, maintains, and repairs advanced systems and products in the defense and aerospace, information and communications technology, security, and energy sectors. It employs more than 2,200 employees, 85 percent of whom are Saudis who include over 500 highly skilled and certified male and female engineers working in various departments.