In a groundbreaking development for the defense industry, SAMI Advanced Electronics Company (SAMI-AEC), a key subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), and Anduril Industries, a U.S. defense technology company, have formalized a partnership agreement. Unveiled at the World Defense Show, this strategic collaboration represents a significant leap in enhancing Saudi Arabia's defense capabilities with state-of-the-art defense technology solutions provided by Anduril Industries.
This collaboration aligns with SAMI’s strategic goal of building a self-reliant defense sector within the Kingdom, leveraging global technologies and expertise. By integrating Anduril Industries' specialized software-defined, hardware-enabled technologies with SAMI-AEC's robust defense solutions, this partnership is poised to deliver significant advancements in defense systems, enhancing national security and positioning Saudi Arabia as a leader in the global defense sector.
Mr. Ziad H. Almusallam, President & CEO of SAMI-AEC, shared his perspective on this vital partnership: "Our collaboration with Anduril Industries is a strategic endeavor that underscores our commitment to reinforcing Saudi Arabia's defense capabilities with innovative technologies. This partnership is a milestone in our journey to achieve technological excellence in defense."
“Anduril’s partnership with SAMI-AEC accelerates the delivery of cutting edge defense technology to a region whose stability remains pivotal to international security,” said Gregory Kausner, Senior Vice President for Global Defense at Anduril. “As airborne threats from non-state actors rapidly evolve stoking regional volatility, Anduril’s suite of detection, identification, and defeat solutions will provide vital protection for security forces, critical infrastructure, and global commerce.”
The significance of this partnership extends beyond the immediate collaboration; it exemplifies the strength of international cooperation in advancing defense technology. By bringing together the unique capabilities of SAMI-AEC and Anduril Industries, this collaboration is expected to drive innovation and establish new benchmarks in the defense industry, enhancing both regional and global security.
The partnership agreement between SAMI-AEC and Anduril Industries not only strengthens Saudi Arabia's defense capabilities but also contributes significantly to the evolution of global defense technologies, marking a new era of innovation and strategic collaboration in the defense sector.