Lockheed Martin, ADSB sign MoU
Lockheed Martin and Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) have signed an agreement to cooperate and provide sustainment services for UAE military maritime assets.
The memorandum of understanding (MoU) will see the two companies offer maintenance, repair and overhaul services.
The companies will explore business opportunities in the regional naval market where integrated, full service sustainment support plays a vital role in naval regional operations and coastal protection.
Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ship and Systems at Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, said: 'This MoU brings together Lockheed Martin's and ADSB's significant experience and expertise for the defence and commercial maritime market.
'The agreement creates excellent synergy for offering maritime sustainment solutions to advance the UAE Navy in the areas of hull and combat systems maintenance, modernisation, and training requirements.'
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