Al-Jazeera – SPA:
In April, Saudi Military Industries Company (SAMI) and Spanish company Navantia Marine Industries (SAI) jointly launched a joint venture named "Industries SAMI Navantia Naval" in accordance with the two signed agreements and designed and designed five Avanti 2200 combat fleets Construction,
Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Prince Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister, and Defense Minister when they visited the Spanish capital.
The joint venture signature ceremony officially kicked off on Tuesday in Riyadh and was officially launched by Ahmed Al Khatib, the chief operating officer of the Saudi army industry company, COO, and Gonzalo Alkazar, .
The joint venture will focus on project management, installation and connection of combat systems, system engineering and design, hardware and software development and testing, development of simulation systems, installation and integration of combat systems at the end of the Spanish project, Centralize manufacturing. Logistics support and training programs. This new project is expected to help Saudi Military Industries endeavor to resolve 50% of military spending within the Kingdom of Vision 2030 by concluding all work on the marine combat system, including ship installation and integration.
The inauguration of the project came as a result of the prince's announcement that it would resolve 50% of military spending by 2030. It will also contribute to raising Saudi citizens' contributions to the industry by improving the readiness of the Saudi Arabian army and providing job opportunities and training for Saudi youth.
Navantia Gonzalo Alcazar Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Navantia Gonzalo Alcazar said, "We are very proud of the pride of Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Navantia and are committed to supporting national security and technical development needs with the Saudi army and Saudi Arabia. We are working hard. The fourth and fifth vessels will be launched in Saudi Arabia following a joint venture approved by Saudi Military Industries and Navantia.
Developed to the requirements of the Saudi Royal Navy in connection with the design of five Avanti 2200 vessels, it provides all of the benefits of a high-quality navigation, long lifespan, and high operational capability at high temperatures in the region. do it.