Following the Royal Decree directions His Royal Highness Prince Talal Bin Mohammed, on Tuesday the 10th of March 2016, visited the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) and its affiliate companies, complementing the Bureau’s strategy of becoming the main supplier and supporter for all the requirements needed by the Jordan Armed Forces and other security agencies in the Kingdom.
HRH was greeted by HE Brig. Gen. Eng. Mohammad Al-Habahbeh the CEO of KADDB and a number of Engineer’s, Employees and Corporate Managers. At the beginning of the visit, HE Brig. Gen. Eng. Mohammad Al-Habahbeh welcomed His Highness, and pointed out the significance of HRH generous gesture and its impact in the hearts of KADDB and its company’s employees. HE Al-Habahbeh also acknowledged the importance of this visit which exposes the Hashemite leadership high interest in KADDB, and the honor we respect by carrying His Majesty’s name, and expressed KADDB’s full willingness to meet the operational requirements of the Jordanian Armed Forces and all other security agencies in the Kingdom.
HRH was briefed about KADDB and its subsidiaries presented by Col. Dr. Eng. Ghazi Magableh KADDB’s CEO Support Assistant , who explained the bureaus role in terms of the design and development of any project and the test and evaluation phase before transferring a project to the companies for the purpose of quantitative production.
This was followed by a tour in the facility where HRH was briefed about the competencies in the design and development sector in addition to the test and evaluation center, manufacturers of land systems, vehicles and heavy equipment. As well as manufacturers of troop gear, which included protective clothing such as helmets, vests and shoes of various kinds. HRH was also briefed about one of our companies that produce Night Vision and Thermal Imaging Systems for military and professional applications. At the end of the tour, a live demonstration of UAV’s was conducted to the audience through a ground control station which shown a system that meets our end user needs to monitor and survey borders.
At the end of the briefing, HRH praised KADDB for the distinguished level it has reached in its development, and design operations in such a short period of time when compared with the international industrialized defense industry.