Managing partner, Aura Group of Companies (AGC)
How would you describe the cargo sector in the Middle East?
According to the recent researches, all of the freight modes in the UAE are anticipated to register positive yearon-year growth between 2019 and 2023, supported by higher oil prices that have enabled increased government spending in the UAE. This will contribute to improved economic confidence and ensure stable industry growth.
How important is the Middle East region to AGC?
AGC is a technological company offering high-end UAV solutions, so we are interested in UAV cargo segment in the
How much of Lockheed Martin’s business comes from the Middle East? How important is it to you globally?
Our partnership with the Middle East has endured for over five decades, and it is one of our most important international markets. Over 30 percent of our overall business is international, and the Middle East accounts for an important and growing portion of that market.
What technologies do you predict will impact the aerospace and defence industry most in the next five years?
The next generation of advanced materials, autonomous systems, human-machine collaboration and cyber-hardened platforms and mission systems all have the potential to create critical solutions that shape our industry for decades to come.