Bin Hilal Enterprises is one of the top Emirati institutions providing state-of-the-art, innovative defence and security services and solutions in the UAE, GCC countries and the wider Arab region.
Boasting extensive experience in meeting client requirements and satisfying market demand, BHE produces integrated high-quality and sustainable defence and security products and solutions.
To gain closer insight into Bin Hilal Enterprises and its latest offerings, as well as its key future projects, Al Jundi Journal interviewed Mr Humaid Saeed Al Dhaheri, Vice Chairman of Bin Hilal Enterprises and had the following dialogue with him:
Talk to us about Bin Hilal Enterprises and its fields of work in general, and about the most prominent products that the company offers to its customers
Bin Hilal Enterprises (BHE) has been at the forefront of the UAE Defense Industry since the early 1970s, developing a sustainable national defence economy by partnering with leading European and US defence manufacturers. Bin Hilal Enterprises is a dynamic player in the defence sector, demonstrating a strong commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions and services. The company’s involvement in defence spans various fields, showcasing a comprehensive approach to addressing the evolving needs of modern security landscapes.
In the defence section of its work, Bin Hilal Enterprises excels in several key areas, including:
Strategic Consulting: Bin Hilal Enterprises offers strategic consulting services to assist governments and defence agencies in formulating effective defence strategies. This involves analyzing geopolitical trends, and threat assessments, and recommending tailored solutions to enhance national security.
Technology Integration: The company specialises in integrating advanced technologies into defence systems. This includes the seamless integration of unmanned and autonomous solutions, cybersecurity measures, and state-of-the-art communication systems to create comprehensive and efficient defence platforms.
Supply Chain Management: Bin Hilal Enterprises has a robust supply chain management system, ensuring a timely and reliable provision of defence equipment and materials. This includes everything from weaponry and vehicles to critical components for complex defence systems.
Training and Simulation: The company recognises the importance of well-trained personnel in defence operations. Bin Hilal Enterprises provides training and simulation services, utilizing advanced technologies to prepare defence forces for various scenarios, enhancing their readiness and effectiveness.
Maintenance and Support: Bin Hilal Enterprises is committed to ensuring the longevity and optimal performance of defence systems. The company provides maintenance and support services, offering timely repairs, upgrades, and technical assistance to maximize the operational lifespan of defence equipment.
These offerings showcase the company’s dedication to providing comprehensive and technologically advanced solutions to meet the diverse challenges faced by defence agencies globally. Bin Hilal Enterprises stands as a strategic partner in the defence sector, offering a wide range of services and products that contribute to the modernization and effectiveness of defence forces worldwide.
How important is the UAE and GCC market to BHE?
The UAE and GCC markets hold immense significance for Bin Hilal Enterprises as a defence solution provider. The geopolitical landscape in the region underscores the critical need for advanced defence capabilities, and as the Vice Chairman of BHE, I recognize the strategic importance of catering to local demands.
The UAE and GCC markets not only serve as a core customer base but also contribute to shaping the company’s research and development initiatives. The unique challenges and requirements of the region have driven Bin Hilal Enterprises to tailor its defence solutions to meet the specific needs of its clients, fostering a strong sense of collaboration and trust.
Moreover, with the region’s increasing focus on enhancing its defence infrastructure and capabilities, Bin Hilal Enterprises sees substantial growth opportunities. The company is committed to playing a pivotal role in supporting national and regional security objectives by delivering cutting-edge defence solutions. Bin Hilal Enterprises views the UAE and GCC markets as integral partners in its journey toward innovation and excellence in the defence sector.
The company’s investments in technology, local talent development, and strategic partnerships underscore its dedication to being a reliable and forward-looking defence solution provider in the region.
What are your recent biggest accomplishments in the defence sector?
Bin Hilal Enterprises has achieved significant milestones in the defence sector. One notable accomplishment is the successful development and implementation of cutting-edge defence solutions that seamlessly integrate advanced technologies. Our recent collaboration with strategic partners has resulted in the delivery of highly sophisticated systems tailored to meet the evolving needs of modern defence.
Furthermore, Bin Hilal’s commitment to innovation is evident in the successful deployment of next-generation platforms, enhancing our capabilities to address emerging security challenges. These accomplishments underscore our dedication to staying at the forefront of defence technology, contributing to the region’s security and reinforcing Bin Hilal’s position as a reliable and innovative defence solution provider.
How would you evaluate your recent experience and participation in Dubai Airshow 2023?
Participating in the Dubai Airshow 2023 as a defence and aerospace sector service provider has been an immensely valuable experience for Bin Hilal Enterprises.
The event served as a dynamic platform to showcase our latest innovations, engage with industry leaders, and forge strategic partnerships.
The heightened interest and interactions at our exhibition underscored the growing significance of defence solutions in the global landscape.
Our team had the opportunity to demonstrate cutting-edge technologies and discuss our comprehensive defence offerings with key stakeholders.
The Dubai Airshow facilitated meaningful dialogues, allowing us to gain insights into emerging trends, market demands, and the evolving needs of our clients. This experience has not only reinforced our position as a leader in the defence sector but has also provided us with a deeper understanding of the competitive landscape and potential areas for collaboration. Overall, the Dubai Airshow 2023 has been a pivotal event for Bin Hilal Enterprises, propelling us forward in our mission to provide advanced and tailored defence solutions for the challenges of the modern world.
» Interviewed by: «Al Jundi»