The partnership agreement was formalised at a ceremony attended by His Excellency Staff Brigadier Pilot Ali Bin Musleh Al Ahbabi, Director of Office of H.H Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Homaid Al Shemmari, Chairman of ADASI, Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Acting Group CEO of ADNEC and Ali Al Yafei, CEO of ADASI.
Scheduled to run from 6 to 12 March 2016, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the upcoming edition of the biennial Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week (ADAAW) will converge a number specialized aviation and aerospace events.
The second edition of UMEX, organised by ADNEC in cooperation with the UAE Armed Forces, will showcase new, advanced unmanned technologies and demonstrate the utilisation of such technologies in both civil and military scenarios. The exhibition provides a platform for the industry to meet, exchange ideas, discuss technology, develop partnerships and explore business opportunities.
As UMEX’s Strategic Partner, ADASI will be showcasing its holistic world-class advanced unmanned systems solutions, its end user requirement analysis model to deliver tailored solutions and its ancillary services including equipment selection and procurement support.
Homaid Al Shemmari, ADASI Chairman said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with UMEX 2016 building on our long-term association with IDEX. This sponsorship reflects our aim to promote the UAE’s defence industry, especially around the promising area of unmanned systems, and enable the security of our critical national infrastructure, in line with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 initiative.”
UMEX 2016 and Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week are anticipated to attract a host of decision makers and international experts from the aviation and aerospace industries, along with a significant number of trade visitors and the general public.
A number of leading Abu Dhabi-based entities including Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), Mubadala Development Company, Abu Dhabi Airports, and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council will join hands in organizing Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week.