Cassidian at DIMDEX 2012 in Qatar

Global security company to showcase its Border Guard Surveillance Vehicle for first time in region

Cassidian, a leading global provider of cutting edge technology in defence and security, will be using the third DIMDEX 2012 in Qatar to showcase the first exhibition of a Border Guard Surveillance Vehicle (BGSV). The BGSV provides an integrated mobile surveillance solution together with a mobile command and control centre.

In the Middle East and worldwide, Cassidian is the market leader in delivering consistent and effective security solutions to optimize ways of detecting, preventing and responding to threats such as terrorism, piracy or natural disaster.

Marc Gentil, CEO Cassidian Qatar, said: “Cassidian is already delivering integrated surveillance solutions for GCC countries. At DIMDEX, Cassidian will present command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and automatic electronic investigation system (C4ISR) which can secure and protect territorial waters, strategic areas and terrestrial borders from any illegal security violations.“

The Unmanned Aerial System vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) will also be shown at Cassidian’s booth. It is based on a rotary-wing platform and designed for reconnaissance and intelligence missions. It is specially adapted to naval requirements, particularly thanks to its diesel engine, and will be capable of taking off and landing on any ship equipped with a helipad.

Marc Gentil added: “It is widely predicted that defence spending in the Middle East will exceed $100bn by 2015, and Cassidian’s strong footprint in the region has enabled us to deliver consistent and effective security solutions for high level projects. We will be rolling out a detailed programme of activity over the three days of DIMDEX, including the first exhibition of our much-anticipated Border Guard Surveillance Vehicle.”

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