Yahsat has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Calidus Aerospace LLC, a provider of next-generation aeronautical and land defence systems, to equip their fleet of air and land vehicles with secure end-to-end connectivity solutions.
The agreement will drive mutual areas of collaboration focused on equipping Calidus’ fleet of air and land vehicles with Yahsat’s suite of end-to-end secure solutions across Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), communications-on-the-move (CoTM), beyond line of sight (BLoS), line of sight (LOS) and other satellite-enabled applications.
The MoU was formalised at a signing ceremony at IDEX 2023, the premier defence exhibition and conference in the Middle East, by Eisa Al Shamsi, General Manager at Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS) and Hamad Faris Al Mazrouei, General Manager of Calidus.
Speaking about the partnership, Eisa Al Shamsi, General Manager at Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), said: “We look forward to this partnership with Calidus Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of air and land vehicles, to equip their products with our secure end-to-end communications solutions. This partnership showcases continued confidence in our world-class solutions, while further augmenting our systems integration experience across airborne and land vehicular platforms – cementing our robust offering further. The agreement also highlights the continued evolution of YGS as a fully integrated ICT-managed services provider. We are confident that through these areas of collaboration with Calidus, we will ensure to extend greater value to our clients and customers.”
Hamad Faris Al Mazrouei, General Manager of Calidus, added: “We are excited about this partnership that will not only strengthen our commitment to supporting and developing the defence industries but also elevate the combat capabilities in the United Arab Emirates.”