Defense Services Portfolio Highlights
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB)
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company provides first-class construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels.
Established in 1996 by the UAE Offsets Group (UOG), Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has built a strong reputation for high-quality construction and repair of military and commercial vessels.
Originally formed to support the repairs and refits of UAE Navy vessels, ADSB currently has a portfolio of construction and refit projects worth over AED 3 billion. Joint ventures and service agreements with world renowned companies allow ADSB to provide top-tier support services to GCC maritime security forces.
ADSB leverages its reputation, central location and global network of strategic partners to consolidate its position as a leading shipbuilder and support contractor for naval, military and commercial operators in the region.
For example, ADSB enhanced its combat management system integration expertise by forming ADSI in 2005. ADSI is a joint venture between ADSB and SELEX Sistemi Integrati of Italy.
ADSB is currently leading the region’s largest ever naval shipbuilding program to construct six Baynunah class corvettes for the UAE Navy. In addition, as part of an on-going business expansion program, a new modern composite facility has been added to ADSB’s steel and aluminium shipbuilding capability.
Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centre (AMMROC)
Industry leading provider of MRO sustainment to South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa with the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) resources of Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin.
Together with International Investment Financial Corporation Aerospace, AMMROC’s joint venture partners have set excellent industry standards for MRO sustainment. AMMROC guarantees the delivery of technical, engine, component, and air frame services to its customers. Leveraging industry-best capabilities, AMMROC continues to deliver robust integrated solutions with guaranteed turn-around times while employing industry standard levels of safety and quality.
AMMROC is developing a state-of-the-art sustainment center of excellence in Al Ain. This center will offer innovative maintenance solutions, performance-based reliability, all life cycle management, and affordability from one centralized location.
Emirates Defence Industries Company
The Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC) is a leading integrated national defense manufacturing and services platform, providing world-class facilities, technology and support services. Based in the UAE, the company brings together the combined capabilities of the UAE’s defense industries into a single integrated platform to enhance value for clients, shareholders, partners and other stakeholders.
International Investment Financial Corporation holds a 60% share in the company.