Reinforcing United Arab Emirates’ Technological Capabilities
Yahsat, the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) leading global satellite operator and Thuraya, its mobile satellite services subsidiary, will showcase their latest military and government communication capabilities at DSEI in London this week.
During the 4-day event, that has the UAE as its international partner, Yahsat Government Solutions and Thuraya will introduce a number of end-to-end solutions at booth N7-230, for mission critical operations on land, sea and air platforms. The combined portfolio – powered by C, Ka, Ku and L-bands – will complement cutting-edge developments showcased by the Emirati defence and security industry at the adjoining UAE National Pavilion.
Ali Al Hashemi, General Manager of Yahsat Government Solutions and Chief Executive Officer of Thuraya, says of the participation “As the world’s 6th-largest satellite operator, with an enhanced portfolio including fixed and mobile communication solutions, Yahsat and Thuraya are excited to be part of the defence and security dialogue at DSEI. We look forward to welcoming our partners, and exploring opportunities to enable comprehensive, future-focused systems for our government and commercial customers.”
Yahsat Government Solutions is the UAE government’s preferred partner for satellite solutions, providing highly secure, diverse and integrated fixed and mobile communication solutions for the UAE armed forces, enabling Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) communications, Blue Force Tracking (BFT), Secure Communications on the Move and Military Grade Handheld Communications.
Yahsat and Thuraya bring more than 30 years of combined expertise in developing solutions for the most complex security requirements. Following Yahsat’s acquisition of Thuraya in 2018, the latter’s two satellites, which serve over 160 countries, joined Yahsat’s network to expand the group’s total fleet to five satellites. As a result, Yahsat Government Solutions’ service portfolio is now poised to reach a wider range of markets in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South America, Australia and Asia.