Leonardo signs MOU with IGG for solutions in naval and land domains

Dubai   18 November 2019 13:54

  • Leonardo will strengthen its long-standing presence in the United Arab Emirates through the collaboration with IGG (International Golden Group PJSC)
  • Leonardo and IGG to collaborate in physical and cyber security, C4I, naval systems, guided ammunitions, target drones and fire control systems business development


Leonardo and IGG announced today, at the Dubai Airshow, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding aimed to analyse and explore the development of joined business activities in the UAE.

“We are really proud to become partner of IGG – explained Marco Buratti, Leonardo SVP International Marketing and Strategic Campaigns. – We believe these two companies to have many potential synergies thanks to their respective capabilities and this agreement is set to explore collaboration opportunities in the UAE market.”

“We see big market opportunities and potential benefits from joining our efforts with Leonardo – explained Fadel Al-Kaabi, IGG Chief Executive Officer. – These two companies together have unique and complementary backgrounds and capabilities that can meet Customer requirements.” 

The sectors touched by this agreement will span from electronics and C4I technologies to guided ammunitions; from target drones to land vehicles and secure communications systems. 
Leonardo and IGG will also partner to explore opportunities in physical and cyber security. 

IGG is active in the aerospace, defence and security with a strong experience in the UAE market where it is able to deploy its technical and commercial skills and its local assets to develop business.

Leonardo is active in the aerospace, defence and security and in these sectors is experienced in the design, development and production of products and offers its capabilities, turnkey solutions and related global logistic support and services through its divisions, subsidiaries and joint ventures.

 

 

Leonardo in the UAE
Leonardo has an office in Abu Dhabi and its history in the UAE dates back to the seventies in the fields of military pilot training and defence systems. Leonardo has provided integrated naval systems for combat management, naval radars, fire control systems, missile electronics, and military radios and it is currently working on supplying and integrating combat management systems for naval programmes.