Frequentis to pursue defence information and communications opportunities with MENA Aerospace in Bahrain.

Strategic partners InterTec and  IJM also attending, with further new agreements set to be announced during event.

MENA Aerospace will be participating in the Bahrain International Airshow 2018 (BIAS 2018) at Sakhir Airbase on November 14th– 17that exhibition stand E06 and Chalet A36, hosting a range of international visitors at the Middle East’s fastest growing airshow. 

Strategic partners InterTec and IJM will be well-represented, with top executives from each company in attendance. A new partnership with Austrian-based communications and information solutions provider Frequentis will be highlighted; with demonstration units featured for Frequentis Defence’s iSecCOM IP-based secure communications system, as well as for Frequentis Comsoft’s RAPS-3 surveillance data support, test and evaluation system. 

iSecCOM consists of a binaural headset and human-machine interface (HMI) with a proven track record of interoperability between diverse communication components, guaranteed long-term support, unparalleled data security meeting top global standards, and straightforward scalability. It offers operational advantages when it comes to availability and flexibility, supporting Air Traffic Management (ATM) with remote tower capabilities.  

RAPS-3 is a powerful and versatile toolset for the real-time testing, analysis, validation and generation of surveillance data. It is a EUROCONTROL qualified reference product for the ASTERIX standard, utilised by militaries. Supported by an experienced support team with a wide service portfolio, it is available on various portable platforms.

Dr. Mohammed Juman, Managing Director and Founder of Mena Aerospace, commented: “This collaboration complements MENA Aerospace’s track record and ongoing strategy of partnering with leading global entities to ensure the provision of comprehensive aviation and aerospace services, in Bahrain and the wider region. We are proud to be supporting efforts to market and secure contracts in relation to the potential procurement of this world class technology by the Bahrain Defence Market.”

Hank Rübenstrunk, Managing Director of Frequentis Middle East, said: “We are pleased to be working with MENA Aerospace on the marketing of iSecCOM within Bahrain. We have been providing mission-critical solutions across the globe for the civil and military market for seven decades, and are confident that the presentation of iSecCOM within Bahrain will enhance operations within this market-space.”

InterTec, based in the UK, will be represented at BIAS 2018 by Managing Director Fred Gorrie. In 2016 it formed a strategic alliance with MENA Aerospace’s technical arm, MENA Technics, to provide aircraft Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) management services in the region.

IJM Mena partner, Austria-based International Jet Management (IJM), offering aircraft management services and promotes, sells and coordinates V-VIP and corporate travel on chartered business jets,anticipate positive outcomes from discussions with the many attending companies, to further strengthening their position within region.

For the first time the Missouri International Trade & Investment Office from the State of Missouri will be attending the BIAS as a part of the USA Pavilion and is set to meet with MENA Aerospace executive management and partner companies.  The delegation also provides the opportunity to facilitate introductions to other key suppliers unable to travel to Bahrain.  Missouri has a long legacy of aerospace/defense with anchor Boeing military, to hundreds of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.

MENA Aerospace will reveal new partnerships and sign new deals during BIAS 2018.