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JODDB inks defense agreements on sidelines of SOFEX 2022-Spokesperson

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AQABA — The media spokesperson for Jordan Design and Development Bureau (JODDB), head of Sales and Business Strategy Department, Ratib Abu Ragheb, said the center and its subsidiaries signed and reinstated a number of cooperation agreements and sales contracts during Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference SOFEX 2022, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.   اضافة اعلان

Abu Ragheb said a number of purchase contracts for defense systems and security solutions produced by JODDB and its companies were concluded and activated with multiple local and international bodies, with a value of about $70 million.

The contracts included supplying a number of armies, security apparatuses and defense manufacturing companies with armored and tactical military, security and ambulance vehicles, support equipment, jamming systems and anti-drone aircraft, according to a JODDB statement.

Under the agreements, personal protective kit and equipment (helmets, flak jackets and protective plates), light weapons and munitions, night vision goggles, and evaluation services will be supplied, from a number of major defense industries companies in the Middle East and specialized courses in defense, cybersecurity and future technology projects will be launched, the statement added.

Abu Al-Ragheb said JODDB , within its strategic expansion plans, has localized advanced defense and technological industries.

On the sidelines of SOFEX 2022, he noted more than 10 cooperation agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU) were signed and activated with a number of local and international companies.

These deals aimed to transfer and exchange technology and knowledge and localize industry in the field of defense and security industries, future technology and cybersecurity, which enhances JODDB's capabilities in these areas, he pointed out.

Abu Ragheb noted some of these agreements aim to enhance integration among public and private sectors and encourage local start-ups.

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