Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received Thomas Laliberty (photo), Vice President of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IDS), Raytheon Company.
Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Dheyab bin Saqer Al-Nuaimi was present according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
The Commander-in-Chief praised the depth of the historical relations between Bahrain and the US, noting the advanced manufacturing systems and the production of advanced equipment and technologies in the defense and security fields, wishing the company success.
Raytheon Company, with 2019 sales of $29 billion and 70,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions.
With a history of innovation spanning 98 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I® products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.
Earlier, Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa also received at the BDF General Command, a delegation from the Bahraini-British Joint Military Cooperation Committee, led by retired Air Vice Marshal Nigel Maddox, and including Martin Day, from the British Defense Ministry.
Defense Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, was present.
The Commander-in-Chief welcomed the members of the Bahraini-British Joint Military Cooperation Committee, lauding the long-standing friendship relations between the two countries.
He praised the existing cooperation between the two kingdoms in various fields, especially regarding exchange of military expertise, wishing every success to the Bahraini-British Joint Military Cooperation Committee which aims to achieve bilateral defense coordination and cooperation, as well as the complementarity and exchange of experiences in the military field.
Director of the BDF General Command’s Court, Major General Hassan Mohammed Saad, Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Supply and Catering, Rear Admiral Yussef Ahmed Malallah, Maintenance and Technical Supply Director, Rear Admiral Anwar Abdullah Jassim Al Jowder, Director of Military Cooperation, Rear Admiral Mohammed Abdulla Al-Sada, Director of Planning, Organization and Technology, Major-General Sheikh Salman bin Khalid Al Khalifa, and a number of senior BDF officers, also attended.