Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB) has partnered with Raytheon International Inc. for over a decade to ensure the UAE Navy is equipped with the world’s most advanced self-defense capability for its fleet.
The two companies honored their alliance with a gift exchange at NAVDEX 2017, the region’s leading naval defense and maritime security event.
Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ship Building spoke of the company’s pride in the decade of success seen from this synergetic partnership. “Working with Raytheon since 2006, a company that has rooted itself in the Middle East for over 50 years, continues to be an asset for the UAE’s Baynunah class of ships, and essential to increasing the UAE’s naval strength. Abu Dhabi Ship Building looks forward to continued cooperation between our companies, in our aspiration to bring about the right defensive solutions to the UAE Navy.”
Chris Davis, President of Raytheon International Inc. in the UAE said: “I have a deep respect and appreciation for our partners at Abu Dhabi Ship Building, in the next ten years, we’ll continue to expand our cooperation to ensure the UAE Navy is equipped and ready for whatever challenges emerge.”
Raytheon and ADSB continue to expand their relationship by consulting with one another on the design and development of future variants and new ship classes.
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company PJSC (ADSB) provides a highly focused team of new construction, repair and through-life maintenance specialists.
Established in 1996 and headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, ADSB offers its broader client portfolio the very highest standards of construction, maintenance and repair, refit and upgrade of a wide range of ships and offshore units including commercial vessels, rigs and offshore support vessels, dredgers and other workboats, as well as its military products range. The company has expertise in steel, aluminum, fiberglass and composite materials.
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.
ADSB is 10% owned by Abu Dhabi’s government, 40% owned by Mubadala Development Company, and 50% publicly traded on the ADX, Abu Dhabi’s Securities Exchange. The company employs more than 1000 employees.