Riyadh – Mubasher: The Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) will participate in the International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) 2021 under the title ‘Invest Saudi’ through the Saudi Pavilion.
The participation reflects SAMI’s commitment to developing the capabilities of Saudi Arabia’s military industries sector and to continue playing an active role in localising the kingdom’s military spending, according to a press release on Thursday.
The exhibition will be held from 21 to 25 February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. The Saudi Pavilion will bring together several major Saudi national institutions and companies specialised in the field of military and security industries.
SAMI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), seeks to contribute toward the localisation of over 50% of the kingdom’s military industries sector by 2030.
The national defence champion will showcase its innovative military products and comprehensive defence systems, spread across its Land Systems, Aeronautics, Defense Electronics, Weapons and Missiles, and Emerging Technologies divisions.
SAMI’s exhibits will also include the products and technologies developed by its affiliates Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), Accessories and Components Company (AACC), SAMI Navantia Naval Industries, SAMI L3Harris Technologies, and SAMI CMI Defense Systems.