RTX to showcase technological advancements and capabilities across all domains of the battlespace at World Defense Show 2024

Jan 28, 2024

Defense Arabia

RTX, the world’s largest aerospace and defense company, is set to showcase its latest defense-related technological advancements and capabilities at the World Defense Show taking place from February 8-12, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This year, RTX will highlight its experience in building advanced defense solutions that meet customer commitments, demonstrate its latest transformative technologies that contribute to creating a safer and more secure world, and emphasize its dedication to enabling defense localization in the Kingdom. 

Among the solutions displayed throughout the World Defense Show, RTX will showcase its expertise in developing advanced counter-unmanned aircraft systems and a portfolio of combat-proven air and missile defense sensors and effectors, including the Patriot GEM-T missile and the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS), designed to detect and defeat complex threats across the battlespace. The company will shed light on its experience in developing advanced defense technologies for the connected battlespace and demonstrate its state-of-the-art solutions to modernize C-130H fleets, like the new Enhanced Vision Systems, the NP2000 propeller systems and its wheels and carbon brakes, the Zero-G helmet and Aces 5 ejection seat for current and next generation fighter pilots, as well as space exploration capabilities. 

Speaking on behalf of RTX, Ahmad Al Salamah, Managing Director of Raytheon Saudi Arabia, an RTX business, said, “Our participation demonstrates our ongoing commitment to advancing defense capabilities in the Kingdom and the wider region to create sovereign industrial capabilities, develop local talent and leverage enabling technologies. This year, we will highlight our defense-related advancements, showcase our latest technologies across all domains of the battlespace and continue to leverage our expertise across our businesses to support our customers in the Kingdom and beyond.”

For more than 55 years, RTX has supported the Kingdom in providing security for its critical infrastructure, citizens and residents, being a key part of the defense manufacturing ecosystem within the Kingdom and fostering local capabilities.

RTX exhibits will be located at exhibit stand K3 and hospitality suites 39-40.

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