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IDEX 2023: Lacroix tightens UAE bonds with joint venture agreement

1st March 2023 - 14:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in London


At IDEX, Edge's NIMR showcased an AJBAN vehicle carrying the full Lacroix S-KAPS suite. (Photo: Lacroix)

Lacroix forged an agreement for UAE manufacturing at the Emirati show and showcased its latest vehicle self-protection system.

At IDEX in Abu Dhabi, French countermeasure maker Lacroix and Remah International Group (RIG) via Gulf Aerospace Company (GACO) signed an agreement to establish a UAE joint venture, Gulf ACM Manufacturing.

The agreement will see a manufacturing facility in the UAE produce countermeasures and support local employment.

Lacroix Defense COO François Moulinier said: ‘Following the work we have undertaken to develop our presence in the UAE for over 30 years, we are delighted to strengthen our long-standing relationship with GACO, a branch of Remah International Group, through the creation of this JV Gulf ACM (Airborne Countermeasures).’

Moulinier added that the

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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