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Mubadala demonstrates defense and security expertise at Eurosatory in Paris

Mubadala to present AMMROC, Al Taif, Yahsat and Bayanat at the world’s leading exhibition for Air-Land Defense and Security

15 June 2014

Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, will be participating at the 2014 Eurosatory exhibition held between 16-20 June in Paris, France.

Four Mubadala group companies within the communications technology and defense services sectors are attending the exhibition, including AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center), Al Taif Technical Services, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) and Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services (Bayanat), who will have the opportunity to showcase their advanced knowledge in military maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, multipurpose satellite solutions, systems integration and geospatial mapping services.

Commenting on Mubadala’s participation at Eurosatory, Homaid Al Shemmari, CEO of Aerospace and Engineering Services at Mubadala, said: “Eurosatory is an ideal setting for our participating companies to discuss industrial strategies and business development with leading international industry experts. This exhibition also serves as an opportunity to further benchmark the UAE’s defense industry on an international level while creating new prospects for future partnerships.”

AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center) - AMMROC is a leading provider of military MRO services across the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. A joint venture between Mubadala, Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, AMMROC offers best practice military aviation MRO services for a wide range of fixed and rotary wing aircraft. AMMROC is the primary provider of MRO services and support to the UAE Air Force.

Al Taif Technical Services - Al Taif is a leading provider of comprehensive life-cycle support for defence systems in the UAE and Gulf region offering wide-ranging client MRO solutions for armoured combat vehicles, including heavy utility vehicles and ground support equipment.

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC (Yahsat) - Yahsat provides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, and communications use across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Central and South West Asia. Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to offer multi-purpose satellite services. Yahsat is wholly owned by Mubadala.

Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services LLC (Bayanat) - Bayanat is a national leader in the provision of mapping, surveying and geospatial services. Bayanat is a commercial spinoff of the UAE Armed Forces' Military Survey Department (MSD) that provides end-to-end geospatial services for a range of businesses across diverse sectors including defense, municipality, oil and gas, transportation and utilities.

Eurosatory is an International Defense & Security industry trade show that is held every two years in Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Paris. This year’s exhibition is expected to attract over 1,400 international exhibitors from 53 countries. The exhibition program will include various activities such as live demonstrations, interactive conferences and business networking opportunities for visitors and exhibitors.