Global Aerospace Logistics - Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Centre (GAL-AMMROC) has signed an agreement with Rabdan Academy to cooperate on training, research and development in the academic and training fields. The agreement aims to enhance services in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management sectors.

The agreement was formalised at a signing ceremony at IDEX 2023, the premier defence exhibition and conference in the Middle East, by Mahmood Al Hameli, GAL-AMMROC Chief Executive Officer, and His Excellency James Morse, President of Rabdan Academy.

Through this agreement, the two entities will cooperate in developing research skills, short-term projects, research, internships, conferences, training courses, workshops, share technical and consulting services and exchange knowledge in key areas.

Mahmood Al Hameli said: “This is a strategic collaboration that we’re proud to be signing with Rabdan Academy, which will support the development of the aviation services sector, through talent development and research. This also aligns with our commitment to support the vision of the UAE government to elevate the skillset and talent in key economic sectors such as security and defence.”  

His Excellency James Morse said: “This MoU will enhance the collaborative work in the common areas of interest between Rabdan Academy and GAL-AMMROC to enhance the type and level of training and relevant professional development opportunities as we exchange high-level experiences and undertake scientific research and development. We look forward to working with GAL-AMMROC to achieve positive outcomes to this agreement.”

Rabdan Academy provides government entities with national cadres specialised in defence, security, crisis management and business continuity through an elite group of faculty, the vast majority of whom have graduated from the global top 200 universities. With GAL-AMMROC’s expertise in logistics, maintenance, repair and overhaul for both military and commercial aviation services, the company will be able to share its experience and expertise in these areas to support training, research and development for Rabdan Academy courses and professional development opportunities, while exploring new areas of cooperation as part of the agreement.

Rabdan Academy is a government-owned education institution. It offers a wide range of recognised high-level academic programs developed according to the highest quality standards to enhance resilience of individuals and organisations in the safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management domain.

GAL-AMMROC is showcasing its capabilities and its latest innovative technology solutions at IDEX 2023 until 24 February in Hall 1, Stand B40.