Airbus KSA and Saudi Telecom Company (stc) signed an agreement at World Defense Show in Riyadh to explore key areas of cooperation focusing on mission-critical communication solutions.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covers the Airbus portable LTE tactical bubble Everus Manpack, cybersecurity managed services, satellite communications, and the secure collaboration platform Tactilon Agnet.
The MoU was inked by Adel Fekih, CEO of Airbus Saudi Limited, and Badr Alghamdi, stc’s General Manager of Strategic and Government Partnerships who oversees the company’s B2B strategic partnerships and government programs.
Adel Fekih, CEO of Airbus Saudi Limited said: “The partnership between Airbus and stc is another milestone in our efforts to strengthen our foothold in the Saudi market and the rest of the region. The MoU will pave the way for the two sides to work closely together to offer mission- and business-critical communication solutions with innovative features. We are looking forward to fruitful cooperation with the stc team, as we join its initiatives to boost the Kingdom’s transition to a digital world.”
Airbus took part in the global event to highlight how its intelligent solutions can support the armed forces in their military operations. Among the solutions presented by the team of specialists were the Everus Manpack, Tactilon Agnet, TACteam, Workflowmanagement and Tactilon Dabat.
Everus - critical cellular communications
Everus is designed to provide critical communications, anywhere, anytime whether your operations are Fixed, Mobile or Deployed. Through the use of standard 4G/LTE, Everus provides high bandwidth mobile IP connectivity that can be adapted to a range of hardware platforms, from large fixed deployments to lightweight man-portable solutions for land, sea and air. With the ability to support up to 2,000 users at one time, Everus is designed to enhance military operations and equip personnel with on-demand communications, wherever, whenever.