The facility, confirmed in a deal signed at IDEX yesterday, is a collaboration between Tawazun Council, Boeing and its subsidiary, Insitu.
The centre will employ a skilled Emirati workforce to develop advanced capabilities to enhance the UAE Armed Forces’ operational performance. It will perform aircraft engine overhauls, repairs, and serve as a training facility for operators in the region.
“The Tawazun economic programme is dedicated to supporting the UAE goal of establishing a core of advanced skills in the sector by collaborating with well-known international military corporations like Boeing,” said Abdulla Al Awani, chief economic programme officer at Tawazun Council.
“Lynn Fox, Insitu’s president and chief executive officer, added: “Boeing and Insitu are committed to enhancing readiness and reducing costs for the UAE Armed Forces through localised maintenance, training and support.”
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