On the second day of the ongoing DIMDEX 2022, Turkish defence major Aselsan singed a contract and a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Barzan Holdings subsidiary Barzan Maintenance Shield (BMS).
As part of the contract, BMS will provide spare parts, training and technical support for maintenance and repair activities of Aselsan systems fitted onto the fighting and armored vehicles that are currently in service of the Qatar Armed Forces.
With a “local to business” approach, Aselsan plans to further reinforce and enhance its partnerships with Qatar’s local industry. As part of its efforts to grow even further in Qatar, the company has established an MRO Center in the country.
“We are honored to work hand in hand with our valued partner BMS to extend our support and commitment to our valued clients in Qatar through our MRO Center,” said Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN – Aselsan Chairman, President and CEO. “With this endeavor to work jointly, we aim to extend our deep expertise in comprehensive engineering activities to the disposal of our Qatari clients when and where needed around the clock”
“Barzan Holdings is committed to revolutionizing Qatar’s defense and security apparatus and empowering the Qatar Armed Forces through collaborative partnerships with leading international defense companies and organizations, bringing expertise of the highest standard and localizing it to achieve Qatar’s domestic goals,“ said Abdullah Hassan Al Khater, Vice President and Chief Strategic Procurement Officer, Barzan Holdings. “We are delighted to be partnering with Aselsan to further expand our capabilities in the sector by drawing on Aselsan’s well-established industry expertise.”
BMS, a wholly owned Barzan Holdings subsidiary, is a local commercial leader and one-stop solution for all maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services across the Qatari security and defense sector. BMS leads all commercial aspects of MRO support, providing optimized equipment availability, life-cycle planning, logistics and spare parts management to all military platforms and other procurement projects.
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